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We've been without Wi-Fi for almost a week now so I'm quite behind on my blog. I kept notes so you'll see about 4 entries all at once.
Leaving Florence was much easier than driving into the city. After a quick breakfast at the hotel we retrieved the car from the garage and were on our way back out to the Tuscan country side. We were heading to Volterra but we stopped in Siena along the way. Siena is known for their medieval style horse racing. ...
... not as good as I make or we have had in Aussie. It had no cream, a fair bit of olive oil in the bottom of the bowl and little bits of egg which I would say we're overlooked. Hmmm nonetheless it was tasty and it filled the spot. We were quite tired as it takes a lot of care and energyit negotiating *********e ground which is uneven and those slopes and sun (tough life on the road exploring).
It was dark when we finished dinner so knowing that finding ...
... happened. Then we were on the road again, heading to Volterra. First before I get to that, I have to say how happy I am we decided to get this iPad before we left. We took no phone or Garmin, but all we have to do is put in where we are going, and even without wifi or data, the shows where we are and the route to take. Helped us enormously to navigate through these crazy little places. We had to park outside the ...
... the harbor to see the sunset, but the clouds blocked the nice views we had yesterday. We continued on to the beach, which is a small pebbly area. Apparently, the paths used to continue on to other overlooks, but they are closed now. It is unclear if this is short term, or just from lack of maintenance. Upon our return we picked up some seafood for dinner (only fair), some meat and snacks for tomorrows train ride to_Venice, and pre-packed for the trip.
... by Niccolo Machiavelli.
Students of history already know that Galileo Galilei, born in Vincenzo in 1564, moved to Pisa to begin teaching mathematics at the University of Pisa in 1589. In the period between 1589 and 1591 Galileo conducted his legendary experiments on gravitational forces by dropping objects from the leaning tower. What some ...