Villa San Simone
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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August 5, 2014
This morning we woke up and initially got organized to go shopping. Craig had cleverly worked out a short cut/direct way to find the COOP. We took ages to do the shopping as it is all a learning exercise – but we are becoming more Italian every day – weigh your own fruit & veg etc. When we returned we actually had to do some cleaning!! Making ...
... olive grove high on a hill overlooking the township and surrounding farms. Great lunch; bruschetta, pasta and panacotta. We drove into the township and wandered around the shops. The city centre was stunning. We had what was claimed to be 'the worlds best ice-cream' and it didn't disappoint. Kids voted it the best they'd ever had. Back on the coach to Siena. This was another beautiful town where we had a guided walking tour (so tourist) ...
... the city. I got there too late for the 6:03 pm bus so while waiting for the 6:18 pm bus (that never came), I got my daily gelato fix for 2 Euro right next door.
BTW, usually the places where you have to turn a corner or two away from the main tourist drags have more reasonable prices and the coppetta piu piccola di due gusti (smallest cup with two flavors) should not be more than 2 Euro. Some places in the tourist line of traffic, especially at the Ponte Vecchio only have ...
... our hearts' content. Leonardo was born in the 1450s and was way ahead in his thinking, hundreds of years before these items came into existence. Some things included a tank, machine gun, ball bearings, bicycle, and a flying machine.
We made a gelato run (had to since it was so hot), walked through the San Lorenzo Market as Elle was looking for a small purse for herself, and caught the train back to Pistoia. The train is really nice, ...
... in marble. There were several Michelangelo pieces that weren't finished that show the different stages that a sculpture goes through. These magnified how great the finished David. After walking around the Accademia for a bit, I was ready to see a different past of the city that wasn't all about museum and art. I decided to hike to the other side of the river (Oltrarno) and up the hill to Michelangelo Square. ...