Villa San Simone
Travel Blogs from Pistoia
... tonight. We were all packed up and eating breakfast at our apartment when I suddenly realized that I had forgotten to pack the clothes in the washing machine! Good thing I remembered them! We trekked to Pizzale Roma (a good 30 minute walk with our luggage up and down numerous bridges). It was already pretty hot (85 degrees or so) and humid by then, and we met up with the Meyers at the Hertz office to pick up our rental cars. Oscar got a spanking new ...
... by using lapis lazuli, the most expensive colour and he painted everyone in the nude, which was offensive to everyone at the time. We saw where Michelangelo was born. And dinner - what a treat! We drove for about 30 minutes out into the Tuscan countryside to a restaurant run by a chef who has a TV show on SBS. We were met with blue sparkling wine and then had the most delicious Italian meal with a buffet of antipasto, followed by two different pasta dishes (one ...
Lazy start to the day, I let Dean sleep in until 8.30 and then mucked around until almost 10.00..
Breakfast in town (guess what we had...:)
We decided to go for a look at Florence from Piazzale Michaelangelo, a hill on the other side of the river Arno that looks back over the city. It was beautifully clear morning and we ...
... hill :) The duomo was amazing!!!! It's the really impressive building in all my photos. And the walk to the top of the dome is well worth the effort. Statue of David was a statue...it's nice. Ponte Vecchio didn't impress me that much, the bridges in Verona were much nicer. The views from the hill looking back over florence are amazing and very easy to get to on the hop on hop off bus. My last night in Florence was a quiet one with an early train to Rome beckoning the ...
... Travel to Tuscan medieval village. Maxie bought another top and we also bought pichnacho Evening Catching up on things rest & looking forward to rom a Mood Danny Maxie Weather warm sunny breezy only 30c Highlights iPad stuffed up and we are no longer able to download photos Interesting facts Michaelangelo & leondardo da Vinci were from ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking