Travel Blogs from Barberino Val d'Elsa
Got up about 7, had showers and packed then went to the supermarket and got breakfast and lunch (including some apples!!) then walked to the metro and got to the station way earlier than we needed to so sat on the station floor and played cards for about an hour, including our version of spoons (sporks), which attracted a few strange looks.. Got the train which surprisingly set off on time and arrived on ...
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So after returning from Modena today, the plan was to do very little of anything other than strolling through Florence's old town, across the Arno river, and up to Piazzale Michelangelo for the sunset, and then strolling some more until my feet hurt. Then after letting my feet recover over a few drinks back at the hotel's happy hour, it was off for some more strolling, this time in ...
Today was my first day of classes! On my way over to class I stopped at Scudieri's and got a Caffe Americano to drink at the bar and I also got a croissant for a snack. My first class of the day was Italian Language, which I really liked. There's a girl from my school in my class, so we were talking about that. After Italian, I had to sprint to my next class- which ...
... and Society of Italy class. It’s actually more of a cooking class, where we cook something different everyday, which is awesome. We’ve made Florentine style crepes and today we made coccole, which is fried bread that you dip in stracchino (a really good cheese) with broshutto (Don’t know if that’s how you spell it…but it looks kind of like bacon in my opinion. I actually called it bacon in class today and got called out ...
... and placed them in the floured platters. By now the sauces were also cooking on the stovetop. The smell was making us all very hungry. Next was the gnocchi which looked like creamed spinach to begin with. We must have made 30 little clumps, this was quite messy but once again thoroughly enjoyable. Last but not least came the large bowl of vegetables. We each received a knife and away we went. At this point we were wondering if another 10 ...
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