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... We found 2 large slices of watermelon for 1euro each and ate them on the way home. We got home with sticky faces and hands, cleaned up then both slept for awhile.
Around 7 we headed down for some dinner. This is a 'Plus' hostel part of the same chain as camping Roma but the restaurant here is definitely not of the same quality. We ate and chatted for awhile before getting ready to head out around 830.
By the time we left the sun was still out but we hoped ...
... the mountains
We passed the marble quarries of Carrara where Michelangelo got his marble it is very cheap it is the cartage that makes it expensive
We arrived at Pisa this afternoon to see the leaning tower it has all been cleaned and was very beautiful there is also a cathedral and baptistry
The internet is very slow so will upload more photos when I ...
... and I still had no idea what to get when it was finally my turn! So much deliciousness, so overwhelming. However, I knew that I wanted prosciutto because for no real reason at all, it's my favorite Italian deli meat. Probably only because I feel authentically Italian when I say it. But luckily, I didn't have to give that explanation to the talented sandwich craftsmen and he was still able to put together the ...
After nearly four months away from home, we are finally on our way to Florence. It will be so nice to unpack and have a place to call home for the next eight months. Unfortunately, the connection from Alicante had us leaving at 7 am with an 8+ hour wait in Barcelona for the 1.5 hour flight to Italy! Tim had two United passes to the VIP lounge which we hoped would be honored by Star-Alliance. That wasn't the case so we decided to pay for entry; it was so worth ...
... our best day yet weather wise - not a cloud in the sky and easily 16 or 17 degrees. Andy and I just enjoyed our dinner on an outdoor patio overlooking the Piazza del Signoria and the statue of David and King Neptune. Everyone is out walking and enjoying the evening and some more Gelato to boot!!!
Hope all is well back home.
Love Karen & Andy