Category: Italy


Livorno is an interesting city (first described to me as a new, pirate, Communist city). I really wish we had have had more time there. Laura suggested we go to Livorno’s beach in order to escape Pisa’s oppressive heat, but I got the impression that being there was more about not being in Pisa.

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Two Weeks in Tuscany

Perhaps after having had too much to drink, my friend Laura recently invited Daniel and me to stay at her home in Pisa for a long vacation. We took her up on the offer and Daniel booked his vacation time almost immediately. We landed in Florence last Friday, and Laura and her boyfriend Stefano drove us to Pisa just in time for the city’s annual celebration for the patron saint.

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