Tag : Tuscany

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Ponte Vecchio by day
Ivan & I booked 2 nights in the “Hotel Degli Orafi” in Firenze, not knowing (not until later on anyway) that it was the hotel where ” A room with a view” was filmed back in 1984. The hotel is located on the Lungarno Archibusieri, just 2 minutes walking distance from the Uffizi, from the …
Yummmm, Gelato!
Please note: All the pictures have been removed, but to see them click here   After one hour rest, six of us jumped in the MPV and went to Siena for the rest of the day. I. Love. Siena. it’s one of my favorite cities in Italy. I have been there 3 times before, but …
Tuscan countryside
Boy, I had forgotten how tiring it is to travel! We’re on the road again at the crack of dawn, this time the destination is Greve in Chianti, Tuscany. On a positive note, there’s a “lorry ban” on the roads and its Sunday, hence no traffic. GPS marks 363kms for a total of 3hrs 43m. Food …
Sunset on the Arno
Originally posted on August 20, 2011   The temperature is rising, the itinerary is set and my own home-made tour guide is almost ready. And this is also the last weekend I have available to buy some essentials for our trip. I’m finding it hard to kept tab on my several “notes to self – …
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