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We couldn't ask for a better place to spend our 1 year anniversary! Matt bought me a real pearl necklace for my gift! Love him!:) Florence....there aren't words to explain how amazing this place is. We had a fabulous day yesterday. I got to try traditional Tuscan soup which was out of this world. We did a private tour of the city and saw many sites ...
... to a secluded beach and had our first real look at the ocean since leaving Sydney and man did we miss it. The whole area was so peaceful and stunning but not in your typical beach beauty there were no crystal clear waters, they were rather dirty and you could actually see rubbish floating around, there weren't any white sands just little pebble substitutes but it didn't matter it was every bit as beautiful as other beach locations in the world. Eating dinner by the water ...
... both had a glass of chianti to accompany it. We shared freshly made Tiramasui for a dessert too. We had to rush from there back to the station to meet the boys. Christine, Alex and Phil were doing another sightseeing tour while I was taking Josh back to Villa. He was not happy to be leaving his mum which became all my fault - so Josh. Prior to meeting us, Philip had taken the boys to a toy shop and they had each bought something. Josh a ...
... for everyone else. But it was great because we were all able to explore the gardens together. Today it was in the 50s and since it was so nice out, we got our tickets and headed strait for the gardens. I didn't actually visit this site 4 years ago, so they were a pleasant surprise. Florence is not that big of a city. You can walk most everywhere. However, the Boboli gardens take up a significant portion of the typical florentine ...
... 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 ...