Travel Blogs from Florence
... a train ride to Pisa for the day. Seeing the leaning tower of Pisa is one of those things I feel as though you have to do, if for no other reason than to say you did it. We fully intended on climbing the 296 stairs to lean at the top, but ended up saving our euros, and sitting on the steps of the cathedral in the sunlight and admiring the structure from the ground instead.
We took our typical tourist pictures of us holding the ...
... at the top of the hill and relaxed and talked with our French friends. Time came for them to leave and Jermaine and I decided to enjoy a late lunch in some fresh bread and Cinque Terre pesto. As we ate, the afternoon Tuscan sun illuminated the city and we took a few photos of the beautiful scene. After some time we walked back to the hostel where we had to check in again as they couldn't host us in the same room as per our booking the previous night. We then had a late dinner ...
... a replica of David - we didn't see the real one as were a bit pushed for time and didn't want to wait in another huge queue... And also thought we probably wouldn't really have time to appreciate all the other artwork). So instead we wandered some more and walked across the famous bridge called Pont Vecchio which has heaps of jewellery stores all the way across it and is a must see when in Florence! There was so much jewellery in the widows it was quite overwhelming but we ...
... the holiday today, the towns in Florence play a big soccer game and the winner gets bragging rights until next year. The game is then followed by another big parade and festivities. Hopefully the rain stops!
I took a small nap while it was raining and Rachel and Andrew somehow locked me INTO the room. The room locks from the outside and the inside. So if you don't have a key when you are inside, and someone locks the door on the outside, you are stuck. It doesn't help when ...
... This of course did not go down well with Knaus and it was another 2mph slog up the slope. We chose a pitch and did our best to unpack in the drizzle. There was a really weird couple next to us, who seemed to have about a 30 year age gap, but seemed friendly enough.
Once everything was sorted with the van, we thought we'd have a look around the site. The facilities were terrible. The toilet block was a long walk from the van and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility