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Travel Blogs from Borgo San Lorenzo
... a lot smaller that I thought! I was 9 when I last saw it and have a cheesy picture of me trying to hold it up! So I was on a mission...we were all going to do the silly holding up the tower pose! It was hot but we did it! We walked around some more and stopped for a granita (slushy) and got totally ripped off with that bill..We then had a tour of the city and was surprised that the population of Pisa is mainly young as the Univeristy of Pisa is one of the oldest in Europe and is ...
... last night here in Firenze, I wanted to have a good experience. I was not disappointed! I started to order dessert and the two couples sitting across from me exclaimed that the Tiramisu was supposed to be very tasty. I opted for that and un altro bicchieri de Brunello. The two women and I started chit chatting and one of them just moved to Houston, TX with her husband. We shared our experiences of southern Italia compared to northern Italia, as they had also been to the Amalfi ...
... to mix grits with shrimp or put it on top of a biscuit. This goes to show that the places where I live have a huge effect on the things that I eat. Now that I am living in Italy, I have seen a definite change in the things I choose to eat.
Since I have been here in Italy, I have an entire new outlook on eating in general. Instead of just "eating to eat", as many American’s do, I have learned to appreciate every part of ...
... the history of Florence, whilst seeing the Piazza della Signoria and the Ponte Vecchio, where we looked at the shops and admired the views. We walked back through the streets to finish our tour in front of the Duomo - we were then given the afternoon to explore.
We spent a while in Duomo Square, as the dome and tower were so ornate that we needed time to take it all in, as well as viewing the Baptistery. Then we walked through ...
... Pete asked all the appropriate interrogatory questions and offered to chaperone/spy (disguises, props and tactics were discussed - Rollo was even in on the act as an elaborate hat ornament). In the end, to the best of my knowledge, I left on my own - butterflies beginning to emerge from the cocoons in my stomach.
I'd managed to book a flight using my frequent flyer points which restricted my options a little. Consequently, I've arrived a day ahead of Ryan and ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool