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Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Lucca July 5th 2003

Plans change... Tania and i left Turin and headed down to Lucca. What a fantastic choice! Lucca is a small town, just touristy enough that people speak some english. We met an American on the train (as soon as i spotted him i knew he was from the USA). Turn out he is from Park Slope, small world. So the 3 of us headed to the Hostel here. It is a really nice building,with huge rooms. Tania and i explored town, walking on the wall (its a very old, very thick defensive wall) and through the streets. It is easy to orient yourself here, lots of towers and the wall helps. I got the best gelato EVER here, it makes Ciao Bellas Valhrona Chocolate seem weak. I got banana too, which went well with the chocolate. ... read more

Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Lucca March 11th 2002

Geo: 43.7821, 10.5874We had to Stop in Lucca. After you see the Photos you will know why.... read more
Anfiteatro Romano 2
Climing down the Bell Tower
Everyday life in Lucca

Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Lucca April 15th 2000

Geo: 43.843, 10.508Up by 08.30h. Had breakfast but Leo not quite ready. We paced around outside, packed, played with the dogs, visited the newborn lambs. The kids walked around to see the new bunnies one more time.At 11.30h or so, Leo was ready to go. We drove the back roads to Lucca. It was cool out, but sunny. We saw a tower, a church, and the municipal offices. Back to the farm for lunch. When we finished eating, Leo's girlfriend (?) arrived to go of to London with him. We left Viareggio, and it shortly began to rain. Took a small curvy road up to Bellagio. Checked into a hotel; no view, despite being Hotel Belvedere, and we slept.... read more

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