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Hi...it's late, so this might be short...but we're sending you a beautiful full moon in a few hours. Check the pictures if you don't believe me. Slow morning after a long , hot day yesterday. We did go for our walk and saw lots of city coming alive things. We are planning a huge World Cup Evening so wanted to get our tickets for our trip to Pisa and Lucca today. Buying tickets at the station is always ...
... I expressed my surprise to him that he was still in business....mind you, it was the middle of the day and there was no one else in there.....so maybe, just a matter of time! In Pisa, we tried three cafes and all said they charged extra for sitting down, so we went and made a coffee in the van!
I'm sitting at Chambrey railway station waiting for my connecting train to Milan and then on to Florence. Checked out of my hotel without any problems - I didn't bother mentioning my still blocked sink!! Bought 2 Pain-au-chocolate croissants for breakfast to have on the train. Glad I booked well in advance as there were 2 other people in my first class carriage!! Of well one is not to know and I would have hated to struggle to get a ticket at the ...
... Accademia and Uffizi museums because, like in Paris, we purchased the museum pass. Doesn't save much money, but sure saves time. The line at the Uffizi was over 2 hours long. We waited about 5 minutes. So we saw Dave (Michelangelo's statue of David carved in 1501). Wow. Also saw paintings by Davinci and Botticelli (The Birth of Venus - google it) at the Uffizi. Left there somewhat disappointed as a number of rooms and paintings were closed due ...
So after an earlier start we were off on the train bound for one of my favorite cities in the world, Firenze! ( or Florence). We were only on the train under 2 hours passing through real Tuscan scenery and dry countryside to arrive in a torrential thunderstorm and heavy rain. Luckily. By time we got out of the train it has settled down a little and even more so once we got our bearings on a map to see where our hotel was. Our hotel ...
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