Tag Archives: Pisa

My Visit to the Leaning Tower of Pisa!

I was having such a wonderful time in Livorno, walking around the city having my own little routine when my friend said I have to take you to Pisa to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa and we are going this afternoon!
There was a part of me that just wanted to stay in Livorno.  I was quite comfortable and did not care to play tourist! What a mistake it would have been for me not to go to Pisa to see the Piazza dei Miracoli home of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Duomo and the Baptistry.   It is truly …


Livorno, Italy

As a port city and gateway to Tuscany even in early November cruise ships were still visiting the city of Livorno.  Ferries operate daily to Corsica and twice a week you can even take a 19 hour crossing to Palermo if you want! The marina is filled with luxury yachts and sailboats any of which I would be happy to call my own!
For those arriving by cruise ship, most probably visit Pisa and take the 90 minute trip to visit Florence.  After spending two weeks in Livorno, I hope they get to enjoy the Livorno that I got to know, …