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... which we didn’t like as much.
We arrived that lunch at a restaurant located on another winery with olive trees all over as well. There was a set menu ordered for us and we knew this going into it. We were advised the meal was not appropriate for vegetarians or anyone with food restrictions and no alterations could be made – and we were a-okay with that, hoping it would be an authentic, delicious meal.
We were served ...
... fare which abounds here – we are in Italy, I know. Some of the food is wonderful, some very ordinary. We’ve found that by going back one or two streets from the main thoroughfares it is possible to be transported to a very different food world. The food here was advertised as organic. Jeff’s fried eggs, baked in an open pastry case was different but Rob’s ‘pizza’ with cheese was the standout winner. Flaky, ...
Next up was a karaoke bar that sold cocktails by the jug. Good ol' mate Frey Frey sussed out the menu and advised me that Long Island Ice Teas were the best alcohol for money ratio, so I started sipping on them to no avail. Songs were sung by most (excluding me for the most part, I'm much happier in the crowd or just being the hype girl) and there were definitely some standout performances. Lucy got her black girl on singing Outkast, ...
... taken out of storage and hung in the corridor two weeks ago.
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Thursday, Oct 17
George had downloaded on his cell phones several of Rick Steves' audio walking tours. Today we followed one that took us through the historical parts of the city, through some churches and over the Ponte Vecchio Bridge. It was a great overview ...
... David once stood, exposed to the elements and pigeon poop, camera flashes and hordes of by passers. We then walked through the colourful San Lorenzo market, where merchants flog leather handbags, jackets, scarves and other colourful souvenirs. I entered a leather shop near the market stalls, and walked out with a pretty tan coloured Italian tailored leather jacket. Chris went into another leather shop and bought an awesome bigger carry on bag ...