Villa Agnese B&B
Travel Blogs from Lucca
... the air to take silly pictures. Of course, we did the exact same thing. After about 30 minutes of trying to get the perfect shot it was starting to drizzle so we looked at the other two buildings in the piazza which had entrance fees so we didn't do in. One was the Pisa Cathedral and the other was St. John's Baptistry. We were glad we went back for the once in a lifetime ...
... to at all. Anyway, he managed it, but the old boy is not used to such an early start and when you combine that with the physical exertion of swimming an Olympic size pool, he'd knocked his pipe out by 10am and had to retire to a bar for a pick me up cappuccino. Poor old thing.
OK, that's the latest instalment. Hopefully there are some pictures with the words now, and there should be some pictures with the previous entries too if you're interested.
... Im getting yelled at if I miss a hairpin turn uphill...one of millions I gunned in first gear. Next, we checked out San Gimignano and Pisa, then Lucca. Checking out the mideival towers in San Gimignano, can see where the architect who designed the twin towers got his ideas. All I can say is that if youve seen one medieval village thats been turned into a shopping mall...youve seen em all. But you still have to take those photos! In Italy...old is good!! Next stop..Cinque ...
Friday 12th~ We drove back up to the thermal hot springs of Montecatini & drank the healing waters. They tasted horrible (& i'd been advised by the 'doctor' to have mine warm) but all in the name of health & healing;) The grounds in which we visited were like that of a Roman palace. Fresco ceilings, marble sculptures & a beautiful Italian woman singing opera which echoed through the ...
... it's all lanes and pedestrian in the main apart from locals. There are a lot of push bikes here too, which weave their way through the walkers. We were tired so had Nanna naps after a late lunch. tea was just an omelette in the Piazza Anfiteatro. This Piazza occupies the space previously occupied by the roman amphitheatre. They built around the outside then took the roman stonework away leaving the ...
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