Agriturismo La Lodola
Travel Blogs from Asciano
... it made us scared for our lives because the drivers are ten times more reckless compared to NYC taxi drivers. The next morning we headed back into the center and got our bus tickets and walked through the local craft show. Then we were back on the road home, to Florence. The more I travel the more Florence feels like home. And after getting there and back safely we gained a confidence in our ability to travel on our own and not with a program like bus2alps or florence for fun. ...
... and 2 pretty neat pizzerias/come bars. I would like to stay here for a few days.
We had a early pasta in a garden overlooking the valley and there were a lot of American’s around. I couldn’t work out why, but the world cycling is about to start from Lucca so maybe they were lycra’s and training up and down the hills during the day.
What a beautiful surprise it had been finding this little place. Very very ...
We were pleased to see the last of La Spezia. Programmed Chantal for Pisa because M had not been there. It was a quick trip on the autostrada. We thought we would have problems finding a park, but Slasher managed to snaffle an hour park so close to the tower that we could see it.
We were met by a number of young African men selling sunglasses, watches, umbrellas, etc. - we knew we were in tourist territory! It reminded me of Paris and Sacre Coeur on our first school ...
... off from here. Food is much cheaper as compared to Florence and after making myself sick of Lemon Gelato, I discovered pistaccio flavor. I'm now up to Gelato twice per day.
Yesterday we rented a couple of scooters for the day and toured the chianti region on our own. We had a blast. I hadn't realized this was Haley's first time driving a scooter but after a few tense minutes we were quickly on the highway doing 40 km/hr with cars lined ...
... high above us long after she'd
finished singing. She sang the word "lo", holding notes
for several seconds each to create chords as the sound reverberated -
simple triads that sounded amazing because there was only one person
singing! She was singing in three-part harmony all by herself!
We both left wishing we could magically transport the Spirit of
the Rockies ...