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August 26th and 27th 2014
Leaving Florence was a bit of a struggle on Wednesday, not because we didn't want to leave but because we had to first find the rental car company and then our way back to Hotel Rapallo to pick up our bags. As we started our walk to the car rental place, we had a slight disagreement about the location. Susan was right so our "scenic" walk took us through some areas of Florence we had not seen yet ...
... amp; Di. Still very pretty. We did manage to get off the road to see the plants if Pistoia up closer which Josy, Nick, John & Lesley and Phil & Di will appreciate. Supermarket and farmer’s produce shopping again – it now does feel like we are locals. Back home to have a yummy lunch of figs with ricotta and other such fresh food and long sessions on the internet because we can.
... Etruscan burial urns. The Etruscans were in power before the Romans conquered them. We broke the tour with a coffee standing up at the bar as the locals do. (Saved $1 too!). During Roman times an amphitheatre was built below the town and over the centuries was neglected, residents used it as a rubbish dump. In 1920, a local psychiatrist was convinced that the ampitheatre existed and, using mental patients as ...
Our last morning in Rome :( We were up early to leave for a run at 6am. It's beautiful and quiet and we make our way to the Spanish Steps again with the idea of running through Rome's cobbled street on our 'own'. We take twists and turns and pass the Pantheon and other by now familiar sights. We eventually head for the Victor Emmanuel Monument and Via Nazionale back home. Eager to enjoy a proper coffee at a ...
... in town. It seems that every time you see a piazza the next one is more beautiful than the last. These architects back in the day were really smart. Although they could not have predicted the future of the automobile these narrow streets and high walls in every town provide much needed shade. We of course traveled to Tuscany in record heat even for them. They have had almost no rainfall and temperatures were souring above 100 each day. This means that ...