Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
In the morning I went bag shopping with Oma. It was actually really touching to see how much she cared for her family. Whenever we went anywhere she would always be thinking of things to get her siblings and cousins.
We then decided to visit all the fancy shops in Florence just for the heck of it. Only later did I realize that the hole in my stocking was ginormous so probably the store owners ...
... see photos of the cocktails.. nom nom nom). That pretty much rounds up our time in Florence... probably better described by looking at photos than me writing a big long blog about it! From Florence we drove on up to Soave which is a little town close to Verona. We were going to spend two nights there but found out that we had slightly misread the amount of time we had with our car and had to return it a day earlier than suspected - didn't really want to be driving it uninsured!! So ...
... my phone and shutting down my computer, then rebooting everything to have it work for a while and mysteriously go to no service once more. The Crime Scene 2. The setup as I understand it--As I understand the "system" here in San Michele (notice I gave up trying to set my location as other than Florence!), the main modem/router (combo device) connection is in the living room of the big house, from which a very long ethernet cord extends over the ...
... so far. It's family style, so they basically just keep bringing you food. There was so much! We had bread, a plate with prosciutto, salami and cantaloupe, crostini with chicken liver (which I tried and actually didn't hate), then 4 different types of pasta to try, a huge platter of meat with sides, and dessert. It was insane. But delicious. We were so full we couldn't even get up the energy to go out!
This morning I slept in and then got some work done. I ...
... hundred people all milling about snapping photos and enjoying the sun. I had lunch in a nearby osteria. Fusilli pasta with fresh tomatos, basil and ricotta. And a glass of house Tuscano vino rosso. I now know why the Italians do not have any heart problems! Red wine, lots of tomatoes and several doses of freshly made olive oil can keep a moose healthy! The olive oil is just as good as the wine! A little nap and I was out and about again. Lost and stopping ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility