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We were going to chill out on our last day in Tuscany but decided why waste time lazing when we could be sightseeing one more time. We had planned a visit to San Gimignano so off we went. It was a pleasant drive through the countryside with a quick stop to post some postcards at Radda in Chianti where the wonderful smell of porcini ...
... there and returned to the villa for swimming, napping and reading.
We were treated to a wonderful dinner of home made pizza prepared by Dave and his lovely sous chef and wife, Amelie. We dined al fresco in the outdoor dining area and watched a gorgeous new moon rise over the hills.
Another beautfiul day in Tuscany.
... The Medicis ended up buying the place and living here...hahah. We had no interest in seeing the staterooms (having gotten our fill at Versailles and wished we saw more gardens), so we just got tickets to the Boboli Gardens (Giardino di Boboli). We strolled through the large gardens for about 2 hours. These gardens are smaller than those at Versailles, but still massive. Also, these gardens are more wild and natural than at ...
... Most memorable was the beautiful circular stained window in the Museum, and the view that looked over all of Sienna, the Torre del Maggio (city tower), Il Campo, and of course, Tuscany.
Yesterday I visited Pisa. I spent the day browsing the antique market, admiring the architecture of the cathedral and baptistry, and of course, seeing the famous leaning tower. It was interesting to ...
... to get to the station.
Finally, 20 minutes before my train was supposed to depart, I flagged down a civilian in his boat and asked him if he was heading toward the train station and if I could pay him to take me there. He said sure, so I jumped in and he took me down all these side canals, which was a very exhilarating experience! When I asked him how much he wanted he said 40 euro and I thought he was joking, ...