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Travel Blogs from Greve
DAVID : Today is very exciting as we are heading to Firenze for Galleria del Accademia , Accademia art gallery to see David. Drove to Greve, parked in our usual side street still hoping we didn't need to pay for parking, some areas did, some areas didn't. Got our bus tickets from the cafe and waited for the bus. Nerve racking enough trying to catch a bus at home, never mind another country. We were the only ones at the bus stop, and it's 7:00am ...
... to get ready for dinner at 7.00 .
Steve arrived home from picking up the bike wide eyed and exhausted. I dropped him off to catch a 8.00 bus. The bus was about an hour and he imagined it was a matter of going to the show room, signing papers and riding home. It took him about three hours longer than expected and all his researching of how to get out of Florence went out the widow too. Poor Mr Steve, he had arrived home from his own crusade and boy did he need a hug. ...
... br> Next he showed us how to cook Peposo (beef) Chiantigiana style.
Lastly, we learned to make almond cantucci or biscotti as we called it in the U.S.
White wine and cappuccino were available to drink during the class.
At the end of school, Chef was available for questions. We learned that Florentine beef was highly prized in Europe. As a result, there is great demand so that a good t- bone ...
... that the feast of St Peter is a holy day in Vatican City and the Vatican museum's would be closed. That was a huge disappointment for Paul on his bday and all the kids did their best to cheer him up, by not fighting and not complaining about trekking miles around Rome in 100 degree plus weather. Anyway, that left today for the Sistine Chapel, but it was also the day of check out, and departure to Tuscany. This meant that we had to have ALL ...
Unfortunately our one full day in Florence was the local Saint's Day, so many places were closed & we didn't see many paintings (although I did manage to ferret out a few...) - Oh well, will have to return!!! Never-the-less, there was plenty to see, as you'll see from the photos...
BTW: the hotel we stayed in in Pisa was built in Medieval times...CENTURIES old!!!
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting