Villa Fiesole Hotel
Travel Blogs from Fiesole
... to camp and explore, before heading to Florence the following day. Like the majority of our drives in Italy thus far, getting to Fiesole was not an easy task. I thought Damon might lose it as we navigated the tiny, inclined, and walled streets of the town. We finally made it to the campsite where we found the guys and headed out for a hike to where Da Vinci tested his flying machine. Armed with a map we headed out for our ...
... is lovely. It looks like it's unchaged from hundreds of years ago.
We saw the outside of the famous Duomo. I grabbed a cappucino and we walked around. We stopped for a delicious lunch once our guide was finished. We ate in an outdoor garden type restaurant with a cover. It had gotten quite hot by then but the inside was cool. I had a delicious basil, anchovy, mozzarella, tomato salad and an Italian beer. Yummy. The other girls had Tuscan ...
I've hit the mid-point of my trip, so thought I would share some random observations thus far... I am convinced there are no fat Italians. How do they eat carbs all day long and stay so skinny? They walk everywhere and they walk fast. There are 3 parts to the typical Italian day here. 1) Wake up and go to work by 9 ish. 2) finish work and have a snack and espresso. Workout and clean up for the evening. 3). Go to dinner and go ...
... our room before heading off to my 3pm class. We talked about the effect of culture on ones dress and how it constitutes fashion, quite interesting from an anthropological side of things. After class I scampered off to Cyber Link to figure out my Blackberry issues. Within speaking with the correct chick for 2 minutes, after repeatedly going in and the Indian man telling me they don't have Blackberry Services, my phone was set up and I am now able to ...
... our timer so we could take a group picture at the bottom of the amphitheater, when we noticed a large group of elderly, British and Scottish people. Three of them were descending down to our level and asked if we spoke english in their neat accents. Excitedly, we said, yes! They explained that they were going to test out the acoustics of the theater by standing in the center and reading some poetry and singing some songs. But, only if it was ok with us! Of course, we said, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet