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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Universo Lucca
A little tired but great position inside the city walls at a reasonable price, we'll stay there again..
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... ended up in the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro that was in the past an amphitheatre used for spectacles and gladiator games - now an elliptical-shaped piazza with medieval houses and restaurants. We were served morning tea by a very sour young Italian who when Lee asked for some bread and olive oil served some dry old toast. The morning tea became sweeter ...
... and comments I have come across have interested me. Our B&B is also supposed to be really quirky; small but friendly. Well the ride was up down, round and round, twisty windy and scarily close to fences, walls, people and parked cars. After about a half an hour (half way) I was decidedly crook and thinking I may embarrass myself by throwing up! Luckily it didn't happen. Como came eventually and while we were waiting for our train a beautiful red ...
... plus the house he was born in. Apparently the people of Lucca didn't much care for Puccini while he was alive. Most of the bourgeois Lucchese society were quite unwilling to accept the rising of a genius coming from the middle-lower class. We found Chiesa San Frediano (the church with the beautiful mosaics out the front) because I had read there was the mummified body of Santa Zita, who died in 1272 and was known as the patron saint of maids and servants, ...
... different. The Italian lifestyle is much more relaxed, whereas the American lifestyle is much more fast-paced. The group and I recognized that too many Americans are focused on achieving financial success and generally define happiness by wealth. Chasing financial success causes many Americans to miss a great amount of what life has to offer. Italians recognize that there's beauty in the small, simple things; they simply enjoy life and its daily occurrences (as do ...
... some of ‘La Mura’ and through a portion of the town taking photos and talking the whole time…it was lovely. We then stopped in the main square (opposite the customary Duomo) and sat ourselves down for nearly 2 hours having some coffees and ‘brioche’ and then later on some beers and Proseccos… through the whole time we spoke freely and chatted about everything from what we are both doing in Italy to life back in Perth and ...