Villa Torricelli by Il Giardinetto
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Dear readers, Today we caught the fast train to Florence, it traveled at 250 km an hour! We left our bags at our apartment then we went to the centre of florence. Then we went on a sort of mini tour at pitti palace it was of a clothing exhibition and I imagined all the clothing ( mostly dresses ) on the people in the olden days wearing those clothes my imagination was pretty ...
... just hanging around waiting until dinner. We are just going to go down the road where Georgia is going to do the challenge and eat the steak, they must be massive otherwise what is the challenge, this should be interesting. I am having an early night tonight that is for sure, after last night no thank you plus I really do no want to be sick on the bus again there really is nothing worse than travel sickness, bleh! Anyway I better go and get ready to head on out. ...
... I also ordered grilled vegetables, which is a new menu item for them this year. As usual, the food was excellent and I savoured every bite! While dining I visited with the people seated around me, which included a young couple from the U.S., two older ladies and their daughter, and an older couple from Germany.
While waiting for train back to Florence, I chatted with a family from Iowa (he’s a Lawyer at a University). They would be going to ...
... incredible art, Renaissance architecture, and an incredible joie de vivre...and did I mention the food?
We never get much time to do much else when we're in Florence these days other than to steal a few hours of walking around and exploring between meals--because when in Florence, most of our time is spent either sharing a dignified ...
... memories, folks!
After a most luxurious afternoon siesta (an Italian tradition that I absolutely love) I ventured back out into the city for a welcome event at my university. I'm learning that when Italians hold an event with food--at least in the case of my welcome events--it is primarily appetizers, not a full meal. Naturally I was still hungry so I crossed the Arno River with a ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed