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- Pets allowed
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... prefer Rome. On the way I grab a refreshing lemon granita...these are seriously cooling and better than water when it's this hot, so have become my favourite refresher here...I sit and have a light meal of ravioli with mushroom and truffles at the restaurant in the corner of the piazza and listen to the orchestra. I find it amusing when I visit the toilet to find the seat automatically lifts up...hilarious. But I have to say, it's one of my pet hates having to ...
... like the ultimate work perk, but have you any idea how tough it is to check emails and coherently compose meeting minutes when you are half-blitzed? What kind of hotel liquors up its guests with unlimited alcohol without offering any substantial food to go along with it, only an assortment of nibbles that includes roasted nuts, chips, and a fresh-made warm and spicy bruschetta that would make any Italian granny proud? Atrocious!
That free liquor wound ...
... of extra days we have been able to take our time, get some food in, and do what we had originally planned when booking the accommodation and cook at home to keep costs down. When we did go into Florence centre however the smell of the Tuscan food was overwhelming...temptation on every street corner!
It would have been rude not to do some classical art pilgrimage as is expected here, so a trip to the Uffizzi ...
... her size. Chris, of course, bight a pair of beautiful suede chukka boots.
Our purpose for the visit, not only to show Chris and the gang Fiesole, was to FINALLY get to sit and sip at the Le Volpi e l'uva (the wolf & the grape). We tried to get in last year, got lost and arrived just as they were closing. I was determined to get there this time! And we were MOST successful. Guess in the off season they close early. We arrived in time to see ...
... each one of us, the menu and recipes (in English thank goodness) of everything we were about to prepare and eventually eat. Of course also waiting was the first of many bottles of wine we would drink, all of which are produced on the farm. We were on our way to learning traditional Tuscan recipes that we look forward to making again once we return home. The menu: Gnocchi Gnudi dressed with butter and sage, tagliatelle dressed with fresh tomatoes ...