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... we finally were suuuper excited to try All'Antico Vinaio! I've heard so much about it, then looked it up on Yelp, and I totally recommend that you do, too. I swear I have never had a better sandwich. I'm not exactly a sandwich kind of gal, but I just had to do it. I figured that since we got to the shop around 1:15PM, we would have skipped the lunch rush, but we still had to wait 20 minutes in line before we got ...
Today we trained up to Florence, via Pisa, about three hours away from Levanto. David said he saw the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa as we went past, but I didn't!
The countryside was very pretty and looked like the pictures you see of Tuscany with yellow fields and double story houses, villages perched halfway up hillsides and churches on top.
... of the city. It's red-tiled dome roof and pink, white and green marble facade make it unique. This certainly wasn't a church we had seen anywhere in our travels and makes it very unique. It is one monument to sit in the square with an expresso and try to take it all in. We lined up for a visit but were knocked back due to Jacs shorts so vowed to return the next day in more modest clothing. Due to the massive lineup at the Uffizi gallery another ...
... no one rushed to you to seat you and make you feel
comfortable. I was to gaze over the menu items slowly, thinking over the small
descriptions of daily items that were available. Instead of an extensive list
of many different dishes, there were only a handful of plates to choose from,
telling me that customers’ meals were to be dependent upon whatever it was that
the chef wanted to prepare that day. The wine came out ...
... as the selection of pictures shows.
Tomorrow we head to Piza, and on to Saint Jean de Maurienne in the French Alps. This little town sits at the base of some of the most mythical cols in cycling legend....the Galibier, Telegraphe, Grande Crucheron, Madeleine and Glandon. Guess which one I will climb tomorrow as final prep for Le Haute Route? ...