Today was a day of relaxation, rest and research. We spent the day preparing for the main upcoming events and resting for the journey ahead of us. Alicia 8-)
European Holiday 2011
- blog entries
Today was REALLY hot and the ride in the car was once again very long and not relaxing. By the time we arrived in Pisa, it was already packed with people swarming in and out of buildings, museums and queues. We spent most of the day in Pisa. We visited the Baptistry, 2 museums which held many tombs and statues like the statue of Professor Fibbonachi (man who made the mathematic Fibbonachi sequence) and the Basilica of Pisa. Unfortunately we were unable to clim...
Today was a great day to rememmber! We went exploring the small villages of Cinque Terre (meaning 5 villages). The villages were Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, Monterosso. The thing I found most interesting was that every town was specially unique and different. It was a very hot day and we were constantly begging for a swim. When finally we reached the perfect place we all dived straight in. The water was a perfect temperature and very clear and...
Before we knew it we had left the Novotel and were on our way to our next destination; Tuscany. After a long never ending trip down and up gravel roads of the hills in Tuscany. We finally made it to the house, Dad booked. The house was quite old fashioned but very cute and big. When we had settled in we decided to take a look around the old castle perched on top of a hill just down the road. The castle was very big and apparently there were people living insi...