Travel Blogs from Panzano
... the middle where there are no shops you
wouldn't even realise you are on a bridge.
After walking through some markets and stopping to check out the rows of chocolate stalls we
arrived outside Il Duomo - the Cathedral, and The Campanile bell tower. As
interesting as the history of the area was, I'm pretty sure my blood was
starting to freeze it was that cold and I was happy to go back to the hotel to
get ready for our Tuscan dinner and the ...
... with the statue and then strolled the shops around the square. We stopped at the pork store for a picture with the stuffed wild boar outside the shop. There was a pretty little girl with her mother who did not want to leave the pig behind. Susan finally muscled her away :-). We found a leather goods shop that Susan found interesting. It took me some time to pry her out. Finally we stopped for lunch at a ...
... has free wifi (but only in major centres). How refreshing: no Starbucks in Italy.
4) Laundry. The drop-off "wash and dry only" laundry services are great, but can be hard to find; self serve laundromats are really hard to find. Having said that, tonight, when I don't need it, there is a self-serve laundromat right around the corner and a drop-off laundry service just up the street.
5) Replace after-dinner coffee/tea with ...
... when we might be there. None of our telephones worked, even though we had gotten new simm cards for the phones.
We finally arrived and settled in to the rooms. Lin had a private room and Sue, Angie, Judy and I are sharing an apartment. The bathroom has a whirlpool tub and shower, refigerator and stove. There is a large salt water pool out the door and down a short flight of stairs. We are surrounded by olive orchards and vineyards. The countryside ...
We spent all day hiking and wine tasting through the tuscan countryside of Chianti through Florence for Fun!! The hike took about 3 hours but it was absolutely beautiful. Although it rained on us slightly, it wasn't bad at all and we still had an amazing time.
Chianti is actually located in the town of Panzano which is between Florence and Siena. Throughout the hike, we walked throughout numerous vineyards and learned about how the ...