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Every time I look at our photos from Pisa, I smile and think about all of the gelato and pizza we ate. And the fact that the picture below was the view from our hotel window. I’m not sure how we got so lucky, but being able to look out the window and see that view in the morning was wonderful.

We’ve been to Paris before so we’ve seen the Eiffel Tower, but something about being in Pisa and seeing the Leaning Tower of Pisa was so unreal. I can’t quite figure out why, but maybe it was because we went to the top… and it was tall… and it was leaning… a lot… and we could feel it. Brandon is afraid of heights and so am I, but I didn’t mind the tower at all. Brandon, on the other hand, was so nervous his feet started to sweat in his flip flops (gross!), so he was sliding all around. This made walking up and down the tilted stairs even more difficult for him and I laughed a lot. Wife of the year award.

View of Leaning Tower of Pisa

Look at that view!

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We loved that everyone was posing like this. Hold up that leaning tower, people!

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The main streets near the Leaning Tower are definite tourist areas (aka crowded and somewhat boring), but it was cute nonetheless. There are plenty of gift shops, restaurants, museums and side streets to explore. Plus, like I said before… the pizza and gelato. Heavenly.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07281689617194191990 Helene

    the last picture is my favorite!! so pretty!!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00452458957783502383 The Students Wife

    wow.. i’m so jealous! Your pictures are all so pretty.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01191991744945406597 Dani @ My Make-up and Beauty Obsession!

    Oh Wow! These look amazing you must have had such a great time! I’m going to Venice in less than a month and I cannot wait to explore some of Italy!! xxx

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12620666167538698253 Lisette @ Northern Belle Diaries

    Awwww…You’re making me want to go back to Italy so bad right now! Pisa was the one stop we didn’t get to make on our honeymoon tour of Italy. Honestly, we were too tired to make a stop out of the way back to aeroporto Fumicino in Rome. Amazing pictures! <3!

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07137273789366845362 Heather Marie

    looks amazing! WOW! So jealous… I would love to be over in Europe.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18270619471639063218 funsizetessa

    I loved Pisa. But only got an afternoon there and didn’t get to eat the yumminess you ate. We did pick up some cherries from a vendor. That was fun. :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04179656528221580812 lily white english rose

    loving the jump pic at the end :D this was such a great post to read i am so booking a flight to italy now lol :D
    http://www.thelilywhiteenglishrose.blogspot.com

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17365477365761651925 Dressing Up For Me

    Maybe it´s the pure white color of the monuments against the evergreen grass. I was there last summer and it was heaven! :)