Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
... come to Florence to study Fine Arts at L'Accademia - that was 6 years ago. I
think AirBnB was helping her makes ends meet.
Up the 5 flights of stairs we went to another 'bank' door and into her apartment, the rooms of which faced onto the streets and the bell tower of an old church, which still worked! and which rang out every hour from 5 am until midnight. The church bells in Florence are still ringing out the hour, some even the half hour.
There was supposed ...
... be as simple as: good bread, prosciutto, olive oil and one good cheese. Simple. And great wine! Between wineries we visited a medieval village (yeah, I know, another one; they're all starting to blend a little now). I know that my photos do not capture the wonder of Florence and the Toscano region, but I assume that they will help me to remember once I am home. Off to the Uffizi tomorrow - ...
... one song to the next. His style seems the same as it was 20 years ago. The rain started about an our into the show. Our friends who got us the tickets were in the very front section by the stage, we got the covered seats which we appreciated as the rain kept falling. We could see how much fun the people were having by the stage so we were envious, but dry is nice too.
As the ...
... the short people of yore did not wear dresses either or else they may have been more discreetly designed. Luckily, I was wearing a long dress so able to protect my dignity unlike the poor French lady ahead of me.
Hot and bothered from the climb, it was a great relief to step out onto the rooftop and take in the breathtaking panorama of terracotta rooftops sprawled out below in every direction. I should have been reverent in that moment, awe-struck by the ...
... whose menu was small and only written in Italian. We both had roast beef and roast potatoes, which we agreed were probably the best we'd ever eaten.. We then continued into town and followed a Rennaissance walk on our podcasts. We first went into the Duomo, whose church measures 157m long, 90m high and 90m wide. The outside of the church and bell tower are decorated with red, green and white marble, but this was only done in the 1900's, whilst the church was ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking