La Masseria Casa Vacanze
Travel Blogs from Empoli
... to get our tickets. It's a very old and beautiful cathedral similar to the others in Florence but it was a little older. We walked through the museum as well. When we left, it started to rain. Large cold raindrops. There wasn't any forecast for rain, but I suspect this happens often as the locals all had their umbrellas. Dani and I were right near the underground pass to the train station so we headed towards the bus stop by the train station. By the ...
... when we arrived, with music and bikes on show and it was nice to see people there watching them, although when we saw the schedule of events for that night, there was going to be things going on up to 2 am, Nic shuddered. We found a small osteria nearby to get some dinner which was very nice and authentic, and the tiramisu was the best we'd had so far in Italy (our way of testing the quality of a restaurant), plus we were getting into the 3EUR for a carafe of wine
Had breakfast then packed. Went for leisurely walk to cafe near train station - on Grand Canal. Nicki and I returned to hotel for noon checkout then walked to cafe with cases. We had worked out best route - with least people - day before They had lunch at cafe while I went for walk across bridge over Grand Canal. 1st Class seats on fast train - very comfortable Christian tripped while helping ...
... hunting mosquitoes (they're the size of condors and they love white wine). We capped off the night with a meal at the Hard Rock Cafe, and we were glad they had the tunes on lock--Tom Petty, Queen, and Pink Floyd to name a few.
Tomorrow we'll be off to Roma, for three nights in the heart of it all. It's going to be a hectic few days, but we'll get it all done!
... perspective and yet we felt pleased to be moving on. The general grubby atmosphere, the rudeness of the people, the lunatic driving and parking would take longer to get used to than the time we had available. Italians seem to have a love of uniforms and there seemed to be a myriad of different police forces whose main activity appeared to be either chatting among themselves or talking on their ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking