Hotel Villa La Reggia
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... seating you encounter a big fat slob in a four seater with his feet on one seat and his bag blocking the other two seats. Or else you come across two women again in a four seater with shopping bags that should have been put in the rack above. Or you come across a pretty boy blocking the aisle sorting his coat and shirt out when he could have moved six inches and let people through. Or the same pretty boy with his two pretty mates trying to work out which ...
... seats and they were so close to us, that when they sang, their voices were so strong, that the vibration went straight through us. They were accompanied on a baby grand piano by a gorgeous, young, brilliant, Italian pianist. What a concert! We had dinner at a restaurant called Orti as it was recommended to us by the hotel concierge as being one that serves authentic Lucchese food - the meal was good but not as good as the one we had last night. Another busy day ...
... but as I didn't know much about his life, the beautifully presented documents and intriguing comments about Elvira wrongly accusing one of the maids of having an affair with Giacomo...was an intriguing snippet to be researched. It turns out Elvira left her dastardly husband for Puccini; they had a son Antonio together; Puccini was pretty good at having affairs on the side, and it was not the maid but her sister that he actually had an affair with! the poor maid ...
... and getting to know the locals and basically learning & living the Italian life. Need to see a chiropractor and you wouldn't believe it but Stephen used to live & work in Camperdown 27 years ago... so we had lot's in common and after 2 visits I think I'm back on track. Not being on the coast... the food has changed & obviously more tuscan but we have 200+ restaurants to choose from so we are working our way through some of the recommended ...
... to even describe in words. It felt like i was in a movie, specifically the Lizzie Mcguire movie hahaha, but surely not real life! We ended up getting pizza, wine, and gelato in front of the duomo. During which, I learned my first Italian line : Mas vino bianco por favore! ( more white wine please! ) I think i'll be putting that to use quite a bit while i'm here :)
Missing all my friends and family! ( and tigger! )