Hotel Villa Ambrosina
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Villa Ambrosina Florence
Fantastic hotel! highly recommended especially when you have a car! great view! breakfast included and all reasonable price. going to most part of Tuscany in reasonable amount of time by car.
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... back at about 9pm - a long day.
So, tired and hungry, we stopped in at the restaurant recommended to us by our hosts as their favourite, Casalinga, just around the corner from our apartment. We had a very tasty meal and converstion with a couple from Miami. They had been 2 days in Cinque Terre and the weather had been terrible so they hadn't done the trek.
So tomorrow is another unplanned day. However we did book the Wine and Dine and Florence by night tour for ...
... time we had trying to figure it out! David happily gave him the two euros he asked for.
Very hot in the train and we dozed on and off, waking up with uncomfortable ear pressure now n then due to the speed and tunnels the train was going through. I looked up to see we were travelling at 245km/hr.
We arrived in Florence at around 3 and thankfully only had to walk with our cases for about two minutes before we reached the hotel. It's only a mere ...
... the river and old city below and mountains enfolding it. So tired, walk back down, ask the guy in the little supermarket almost next to us, which moderately priced wine he can recommend to accompany the chicken -and -asparagus -from -the -market dinner we have planned and there it is-something called Rèmole, a 2013 Tuscan red at €5 and unbelievably fine! The chicken got some too which made for a great feed! Will let ...
Well classes have begun so the free time is definitely less. However, it is nothing like Daemen, thank god! I have two classes on Mondays. The first is the Holocaust class, which would be interesting and easy no matter what because I have taken so many classes that focus on it. Well things got even better when I got to class! The book we have to read and do our final paper on for 20 percent of the class's grade is on the book ...
Sunday, May 5th 2013
It's Sunday! And, in Italy, no one can do Sunday without going to mass... So we did the noon service at Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, in the Duomo Piazza. Obviously, everything was in Italian; quite an experience! We all went for communion for the second time in Italy. Officially, it was Sébastien's Second First Holy Communion. We sat under the dome (duomo); the largest dome in the world ...