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 ...
As is with all travel, transportation mornings are a blur. We were out of the apartment early and took the metro to Tibertina, where we ran, lugging suitcases and backpacks down halls and up stairs, following signs to the number 16 train platform. We boarded our train to Florence and enjoyed a very smooth and scenic Italian countryside ride. (Although some of us ...
... serve as foundational principles in classic newtonian physics. After admiring the cities architecture, we headed to the bar across the street bought a beer and sat on some steps outside enjoying our surroundings and killing the last 15 mins of our excursion. Next we hopped on the little train who took us back through the city of Pisa and to our bus. We then had another hour an half bus ride back to Florence which Kirsten and I spent sleeping as we were both ...
... Apparently it is not a very popular size here either, as the stores don't carry very many different models (as they said) in that size. One model they did show us had neon yellow on the soles and around the bottom. We passed on those. ;)
Then we circled back to check on the line for Academia. It still wasn't moving. People were literally sitting on the sidewalk in the sun outside of the museum. And they were only going to be letting people ...
Our third day at Il Borgo involved a trip to the city of Lucca. Travelling east from Il Borgo it is about an hour's drive to reach this ancient community whose centre is completely surrounded by a wall that dates back to medieval times. The wall is unique due to its thickness. Currently restricted to pedestrian and bicycle traffic as recently as the late 1980s it was accessible by vehicular traffic. Our guide Sylvia met us at would ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking