VIA FRANCIGENA-Canterbury to Rome Days 68-69

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Florence Cathedral

Days 68-69: Florence to Altopascio to Ponte dei Medici:

After a day of relaxing in Florence and a fabulous dinner including Chianina beef we returned to the Via Francigena and spent the night at Ostello Ponte dei Medici.

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The hostel is on the bridge offering views up and down river. And so quiet!

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View from Hostel
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Steak Tartare with Burrata Cheese. Outstanding

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Carbonara with White Truffles. One of the best pastas Ie had in Italy

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A famous dish in Florence; a T-Bone known as Bistecca alla Fiorentina. Huge and delicious

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So good I chewed it down to the bone. Huge and delicious

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The wonderful dinner required a splurge up to a Reserva Chianti which was hands down the best bottle of wine so far in Italy.

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