Hotel Vecchio Asilo
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Been a great day!
The day dawned beautiful and sunny. Cool in the early morning and for breakfast ( the toes were chilly willy) but then it warmed up quickly as we headed out for our morning activities!
Tom, Colette, Laurie, and John headed out for an early morning bike ride. They rode over to our favorite town, Certaldo - and hit a big food and wine festival! How lucky is that?! They tried ...
Today was the nicest day we have had so far here in Tuscany! Rather chilly out on our breakfast table - but once the sun came out, it was toasty and warm! Perfect biking day!
Colette was was off to her cooking school before we even had breakfast - which is rather late here. 8:30. At school, they served breakfast, went to the market to purchase ingredients for their cooking and then they all prepared a four course ...
... were very pleased, asking everyone for money to put in the till. 21 August Today we took the train to Florence. With the kids in tow, we had a very precise agenda - walk over the Ponte Vecchio, have a look at the Duomo and check out Dave. On the train, Jo consulted her Lonely Planet to see if perhaps our agenda could be loosened a little. The book advised a trip up to the Piazzale Michelangelo to get a look out over the city. The No 13 bus would take us straight ...
... where we saw works from Botticelli, Leonard da Vinci, Bellini and Michelangelo. Was incredible. Surprisingly it was Nicks's choice to come here. But I am glad he suggested it. From here we walked along the River Arno and walked across the Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge) which has lots of jewellery shops across it and onto the other side of Florence where we stopped and had a late lunch. ...
... of statues around the town, in particular naked males plastered everywhere. We were slightly immature and probably got more excitement out of studying their bits closely and observing the statues and discussing what we think was happening. Rowan seemed to think that on one, 2 men were drinking another mans urine and that some of the sculptures had snakes instead of penis. We strolled across the Ponte Vecchio, which was lined with jewellery shops. We did ...