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A little tired but great position inside the city walls at a reasonable price, we'll stay there again..
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... and about an hour and twenty later we found ourselves miles from nowhere, out in the countryside. We met some Canadians who assured us the next stop was where we got off and how wrong they were. Of a bus packed with tourists only four people got off at that stop - two Canadians and two kiwis! We had to walk for 2 kilometres in the blazing heat before we arrived at San Callisto Catacombs, and as luck would have it they are the biggest and best of them all.
We took the ...
... non stop even on the bus. She is a lovely little lady but I think we need to strap her to Doug's back so he can walk and she can snap to her heart's delight.
My feet and legs have become quite swollen and I'm not sure if it's from the heat or some bites on my legs. It could also be all the carbs or alcohol that I wouldn't normally have. All I can do is put my feet up for as long as possible at night. Tomorrow we are off to Siena and then Firenze..can't wait.
Hi S3T, I am now in Lucca. Lucca is a small town in Tuscany. It used (and still does) have walls surrounding it as it was it's own self-governing, independent city-state although it was only self-governing for 500 years before Napoleon put his sister in charge. Lucca was very interesting and fun. On the 1st full day that we had ...
... played the organ. After lunch. t had a rest while I went and explored a bit. I went up the Torre die Guinigi, the Guinigi being a powerful family in the 15C. You get a good view of Lucca from the top. I then went for a walk on the Ramparts which encircle the city. These are now a public park and a favourite route for Joggers. I had taken my running things out of my case when we thought we had a weight problem, so I could only join them in spirit. ...
Pisa has a lot of graffiti and feels quite poor and run down and had a few people begging as well.
We got our tickets to the Cinque village of Riomaggiore for 11E each ( ½ of what we paid to get here!!)
Thought we would book our tickets to Venice tomorrow while we were at the station and the lady was just passing them through to ...