I thought it’d be cool to hear Sean’s take on our last day together, so here he goes! -
With today being the last full day in
, a fun and active day was necessary. It was saddening to wake up and think that this was my last day with Ellen but those thoughts were quickly wiped away with a sweet treat in the afternoon. Ellen and I decided to indulge in a McDonalds McFlurry. Normally, McDonalds is the last place you would find Ellen and I, but knowing they served a pistachio flavored McFlurries it was a necessary stop. With the pleasant weather of Florence we sat in the Piazza Santa Maria Novella enjoying our afternoon treat and some street performer music. His new spin on “Your Song,” by Elton John really made the moment somewhat magical. Florence
After scraping the sides of the container to get the last of our delicious snack it was off to the leather booths of
With the evening quickly approaching my stomach was in search of a snack. To make the most of the wonderful Italian food it was back to
As we walked, we kept our eyes open for a place to enjoy our last dinner together in
. Sharing meals is one of our favorite things to do together. With our busy days back in Florence having dinner together was the perfect time to catch up and unwind. After our extensive evening walk we arrived to a popular restaurant right off of Syracuse San Lorenzo’s market. We always seem to find ourselves beck in that area… guess we are foodies at heart. With the theme of food being “food I can’t get in the states,” it was prosciutto and melon to start, Tuscan mushroom soup for Ellen and gorgonzola walnut gnocchi for me. The soup was the hands down winner. The reduced tomato flavor and barley made the soup very hearty, and very delicious. I even put some on my gnocchi to increase the flavor… Full and satisfied, we took our time to absorb every last minute of our last dinner in each other’s company.
Well, I cannot think of a better way to spend my last college spring break! The week went by too fast and I wish I was staying longer. During my stay in