On our tour of Tuscany I planned the shortest pit stop in the town of Pisa in Northern Italy. Several travel sites reported that the Leaning Tower of Pisa was a must-see, but not worthy of a sleepover.
Which was okay, because my clean PJs were packed away, ready for tonights slumber party in Siena.
We were coming from a focaccia-filled trip to Cinque Terre and Pisa was the perfect place for refueling on carbs, gelato and a little bit of history. Besides, I did not want to pass up the opportunity to take one of those I-am-holding-up the Leaning tower of Pisa photos. Yes…I am cheesy like that. Aren’t you?
Vendors lined the walkway to the Leaning Tower of Pisa peddling their goods.
I am not a souvenir girl, knick-knacks usually mean too much dusting, and easily refrained from buying an “I Love Pisa” statue, t-shirt or keychain.
Ta-da! Here it is, the corny photo that I came for. And I couldn’t be happier about traveling to Italy to hold up the tower. Of course, Peter can’t follow the rules and had to be backwards. Typical boy.
Though there was an option for climbing to the top of the tower, for 17,00 Euro, we had just finished scaling the 463 stairs of Florence’s Duomo and would rather be eating more pasta than doing any sort of climbing exercise.
Have you ever been to the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Do you take cheesy tourist photos?
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