Travel Blogs from Arezzo
... and dry. Job done! Then to a tour office as we only have 3 days here before off to the Amalfi Coast. Booked the hop on hop off for tomorrow and the Vatican and colosseum on Monday...can't go to the Vatican on a Sunday as it is closed! Will probably hit the Trevi Fountain tonight and gift a few Euro's to help pay the Italian debt. No photo's yet, so will update some tomorrow, which will include some of Tuscany. ...
... had the full workings of the
clock on view and we waited to see the entire mechanism spring into life
and chime the bells for 2 o'clock.
On the 7th of June we drove out to Arezzo to drop our hire car off. We
got a bit lost trying to find the hire car shop but eventually we found
it right across the road from the train station. After we dropped the
car off we spent ...
... of people though – and that’s probably part of the issue for us, we get overwhelmed by the massive crowds, and the crowded, noisy streets. Our highlights; meeting a group of kiwis from Hamilton (and talking rugby and travel experiences with them) and seeing the winner of last year’s Australian Masterchef (Julie) along with all of her family.
San Gimi was pretty cool, lots of tall towers, massive views of the countryside and cool ...
... easily found a table). The outer circle of piazza had a dirt track surface on which the café tables were rested. Behind the tables a chairs were brown wooden bleachers (250 Euros a reserved seat we were told) for the big race on Saturday, July 2. But those not willing to pay that price can enjoy the race for free inside the track, but perhaps spend the night in line to get the best spots near the rail.
By the ...
... shopping along the busy streets. The amazing
acoustics of the Baptistry were our favorite part of Pisa, though. Every
30 minutes, an acoustical demonstration is given; the woman who had previously
been standing watch at the door moved to the center of the cavernous, circular,
marble building and opened her mouth. There was not a sound in the
building except for her voice, ...