Villa Bianca Hotel
Travel Blogs from Gambassi Terme
... brute and frightened half to death.
There is an Italian competition to see who can drive the closest to a pilgrim and not hit them. I swear some of them don't seem to worry overmuch about the "not hit them" bit. All I need is for me to jump sideways to avoid Fido when a Fiat goes by and it's bye, bye, pilgrim.
Today's hostel looked a good 'un. I had checked ...
... through the list on the screen to the side of the stage, I get a tap on the shoulder. The girl says that she knows me and recognised me when I walked in with the group. I find it hard to believe but she follows by saying that I live in Toowoomba. Turns out she worked at CG Law and knew me through Future Leaders and is now working as a tour leader for Contiki. What a small and crazy world! After about ten minutes, Alan and I get up on stage. The only issue ...
We found the uschita and exited the station to be faced with a big and busy roundabout. Luckily Loren had printed the Google map walking directions to our apartment which we spent a lengthy time perusing, before I reverted to the old sun and watch navstar system and pointed us in the right direction once again! We found Guelfa Toscana and were warmly greeted by Irene who was equally as welcoming and friendly as Gian Paolo. Once ...
... garden we had our gelati for lunch and then went to the uffiZi museum (it just took me 10 minutes to remember the name of it).The art is so old and awesome to view. It was so crowded and stuffy which I hate but it was worth it. My favorite piece that I was so happy to see was the painting of Venus. We did more walking and more shopping after the museum. Looking into all the stores and studying what i might want is so much fun. Most of The stores are designer and the displays ...
... many museums but we did see the Michelangelo's David which is massive. WE also went to Michelangelo's hill above the town and got some great pics from up there. All in all, very avante garde town with lots of museums and art galleries and a cool bridge that stood the test of time even against hitler cos he loved it.
And that night we meet up with the couple we walked the Cinque Terre with for a few quiet drinks.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility