Day Trip to Pisa and the Field of Miracles March 16th 2012 Today we had another yummy breakfast at the hotel (biscotti with Nutella, stuffed crossants, and a variety of other rolls). I could get used to this. :-) Then we headed to the train station for a day trip to Pisa. After an hour on the train with some chatty Spring Breakers and their oversized luggage, we arrived in the quaint town of Pisa.
We opted to walk through the city to the Field of Mirac ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Pisa Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
We are a family of 5, traveling to see life outside of our own neighborhood. We plan to home school our kids and use travel to provide educational and fun field trips for our family (parents included). We enjoy traveling to places where we can see people living everyday lives and generally stay 'off the beaten path' as far as tourists go, but are always up for a popular Cheezburger dive or dessert find.
In this blog you'll find posts from Mom and Dad, and in the future, from our kids. We hope to share some of our experiences for better or worse and encourage other families to ... full info