Wednesday 21st May - Pisa Today Dallas and Eric fly from Glasgow to Pisa arriving at lunchtime and we are going to spend the afternoon checking out why this famous tower is leaning.
Trip of a Lifetime
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Tuesday 20th May - Florence Today we caught the bus into Pisa then the train to Florence. It was pouring with rain so we jumped onto an open top bus tour for the next couple of hours and did two different circuits of Florence including going to a small village in the mountains about 9kms outside of Florence. By the time the tour had finished the rain had stopped so we were able to walk around for a while before catching the train back to Pisa.
Monday 19th May - Pisa We drove today from Venice to Pisa and are staying in a seaside holiday hotel which is about 15 kms from Pisa. As it's not holiday season here it is very quiet but lovely. At the moment we are in Pisa checking out train times to Florence tomorrow and checking flights and train options for Helen and Eric to go to Rome on Friday. Lynda is doing all the driving and Helen is navigating with the Tom TOM. We had two near misses on the drive her...
Sunday 18th May - Venice Today it's been wet and miserable but we still went to Venice for the day and rode the water buses - veneto and spent time soaking up the beautiful glass shops displaying everything glass from jewelery to watches to clocks to you name it. Helen and Lynda couldn't resist and have bought some Venitian glass home with us. We had a traditional Italian pizza for lunch in one of the restaurants just off St Marco Square. It was a great day and ...
Saturday 17th May - Verona Last night was the case of one extreme to the other for our accommodation. In Milan we stayed in a 4 star 400 euro that we booked on the internet and got for 95 euro, tho it did cost 20 euro (about $30) for the car. It was beautiful !! Last night we stayed in a Youth Hostel in Verona for only 25 euro which included bunk bed, dinner (basic) and breakfast (very basic). Tea, coffee and milk was made in huge pots and you scooped out your...