I arrived in the morning early with the Eurostar train. A very nice ride from Rome to Florence to see the green countryside. Once I arrived, although my hotel was close to the station, as I planned, Florence
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did see an inside garden though, which was peaceful. There are so many gorgeous buildings to see. After an absolute full day of walking and touring I actually went (don,t tell anyone) to a macdonald,s rest only because I wanted a plain green salad and american coffee. The food is excellent here, but unless you actually sit down to a dinner the shops all have the same thing, delicious pizza-thin crust, pinini sandwiches and sweets. I wanted something light. Anyways I ate and headed back in the evening to my hotel. My evening was spent in the nice lounge area with a fantastic strawberry dessert, wine, and a nice cup of coffee. The hotel is full of american and some canadians plus other Europeans. Many girls and women travelling on their own. I must say when you are on your own you have time to see all the sites. The next day I was out all morning and am waiting for my 4 pm train to Venice for 2 nights. I must rest my feet for more walking and sites. What an adventure.
Hi, I am enjoying the free life, not working, My choice. After working a few years, it is time to take the most out of life and enjoy the gym, walking, my family and travel etc.. A bit of shopping here and there and some gardening (not too much) and cooking too. Now I am off on another European journey. A trip to see my sis Arlene, Nick, and their sons George, Alex, and Foti way over there in Greece, the place I do love to visit and enjoy the sand, sea, and food (Arlene's cooking) and Banana Beach. Hey "Arlene". Always such good laughs with sis, who, by the way came to see me just last ... full info