Podere la Valle
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... cup alas, my gelati was not filled level with the cup but was heaped to twice what the cup should have held! I did however manage to struggle through it and it met every expectation! We managed to find Carol-Ann's version of gelati in the form of italian leather shoe shops. Spotted, a nice black high heel, from the corner of her eye, sized and fitted they now sit near me in our villa room. We were told that leather, among other things is very ...
... we could see the Palazzo Vecchio tower in the distance and felt impelled to go there. We stopped for a look at the Ponte Vecchio and just enjoyed being out, people watching, but with less crowds than during the day. Arriving at the Piazza della Signoria, we saw the doors to the Palazzo Vecchio were open so, we wandered in and admired the frescoes. We stopped for a look at the statues in the Loggia di Lanzi before heading home.
... to get some dinner.
Found a really cozy restaurant and ordered penne al pesto and chianti. Damn was it good.
Chatted with my waitress and the owner. People in the restaurant business in Italy are so nice. They take so much pride in their establishment and their city and they want you to feel like family. That they did.
Wandered through the shopping area and down some of the smaller streets looking for a bar to have another glass of ...
I woke up to have a shower this morning and while I was in the bathroom, Matilda came rushing in because my phone was ringing and it was mum again ! I was so happy to hear from her :) its so hard when I don't have much time to talk because there was so much I wanted to tell her but just didn't know where to start. After we had all had showers we hopped on the coach to head into Florence again. First of all we went to a leather and ...
... interesting. After we leave the bridge we go in search of the gardens which have been recommended and are apparently enormous. But not much here is well sign posted and we, along with a bunch of other people are struggling to find them. We go uphill, seemingly forever and wind our way through twisty little lanes, eventually finding the back entrance (of course), but when we find out they want 10 euro each to go in for a look we tell them they are ...