after our time in florence
, we took the train to riomaggiore. we had heard nothing but rave reviews about cinque terre and we were really excited to explore the colorful little towns. unfortunately, all of the trails you can hike between the towns were closed due to landslides, and none of the boats were running either (a con to traveling during off season i suppose)....
yep. we’ve been back a month now and i’m still not done recapping our time in italy
. with the holidays approaching, my two littles, and the fact that it gets dark by 5pm these days (i mean, really!) i just don’t know where the time goes. but good news is, here are a few photos from our time in florence if you’d like to see. ...
…see part I, HERE.
^^^the colosseum was unreal. someday i hope we can go back and finish our tour ;)
because eleanor was determined to explore and wander
and discover it all on her own so we left our tour group after about 20 minutes
of trying to make it work and just wandered about behind her....
…i finished sorting through the rest of our photos from italy last night.
so, you ready? because here we go!
rome, part I ::
a few things worth noting: we ate the most delicious homemade pasta at da francesco’s
(thank you for the rec, angie!
) we tried gelato on practically every corner but our favorite, hands down, had to be san crispino’s
(thanks to a number of you from your recommendations here on the blog and on instagram!) and can we talk about the sistine chapel for a minute?...
probably one of my favorite parts of our trip.
everything was just so fresh and colorful.
and… absolutely delicious.