November 2012: Florence, Italy

NOVEMBER
11/1/2012 2.50 € slice of pizza Eating out
11/1/2012 7.00 € Groceries Groceries
11/2/2012 26.50 € Lunch at piazza Signoria ( 1   hour wait) Eating out
11/2/2012 4.00 € gelato Eating out
11/2/2012 12.00 € groceries/ wine Groceries
11/2/2012 950.00 € November Rent for Apartment Lodging
11/2/2012 4.00 € Gelato Eating out
11/2/2012 5.03 € Groceries Groceries
11/2/2012 17.75 € Groceries Groceries
11/3/2012 28.00 € 2 Multiple museum passes in   Siena Entertainment
11/3/2012 3.57 € Espresso after many museums- the   dogs were barkin’ Eating out
11/3/2012 31.20 € round trip bus fare for two from   Florence to Siena Transportation
11/3/2012 30.50 € Dinner out (Some of the most   flavorful Mexican food I have had….and we lived in NM Eating out
11/4/2012 2.20 € Groceries Groceries
11/4/2012 5.88 € Groceries Groceries
11/4/2012 2.25 € Market fruit Groceries
11/5/2012 4.00 € Fried Chicken-  ( I am fond of fried chicken-this came from   an Asian deli) Groceries
11/5/2012 16.40 € Fresh pasta from the store where   its made !!! Dinner for two nights Groceries
11/5/2012 2.50 € Afternoon pizza Eating out
11/5/2012 7.50 € Fresh vegetables from the market Groceries
11/6/2012 6.00 € gelato Eating out
11/7/2012 2.50 € gelato Eating out
11/7/2012 7.50 € movie (Skyfall) Entertainment
11/7/2012 23.39 € groceries/ wine Groceries
11/7/2012 5.00 € Wine Groceries
11/7/2012 6.40 € Post Office Personal expenses
11/8/2012 12.00 € Haircut Personal expenses
11/8/2012 13.70 € cold medicine & contact lens   solution Personal expenses
11/8/2012 7.00 € Monestary honey & liquor   (good for what ails you) Groceries
11/8/2012 5.00 € audio tour of church Entertainment
11/8/2012 13.47 € Groceries Groceries
11/8/2012 0.85 € doodad Personal expenses
11/8/2012 0.90 € Internet Train Internet access
11/8/2012 30.00 € New Internet sim card Internet access
11/9/2012 2.00 € Espresso Eating out
11/9/2012 9.00 € Groceries Groceries
11/9/2012 34.00 € Friday lunch (Gustaosteria Eating out
11/9/2012 25.01 € Groceries Groceries
11/10/2012 3.51 € Pizza Eating out
11/10/2012 6.80 € Bread Groceries
11/10/2012 9.46 € Pasta and cheese sauce Groceries
11/10/2012 15.00 € Lunch on plaza Eating out
11/10/2012 1.41 € Bread Groceries
11/10/2012 1,330.00 € Plane Tickets: 2 tickets= (Rome   to Istanbul=$273)+ (Istanbul to Cairo=$403) + (Cairo to   Johannesburg=$1,050.00) *These amounts are in dollars = $1,726.00 Transportation
11/10/2012 9.51 € Groceries @ central market Groceries
11/11/2012 18.00 € Galileo museum tickets (2x) Entertainment
11/11/2012 18.00 € Lunch (pizza) & pastries Eating out
11/11/2012 18.00 € 2 tix to Museo Galileo Entertainment
11/12/2012 4.76 € Groceries Groceries
11/12/2012 1.50 € Internet Train Internet access
11/13/2012 30.00 € Haircut 24 + 6 tip (Bobbi) Personal expenses
11/13/2012 26.10 € Groceries Groceries
11/13/2012 11.90 € Pharmacy Personal expenses
11/13/2012 12.50 € Lunch out (Turkish wraps) Eating out
11/13/2012 14.30 € Groceries Groceries
11/13/2012 0.99 € toothpaste Personal expenses
11/14/2012 6.00 € Cathedral Santa Croce Entertainment
11/14/2012 3.00 € Gelatro Eating out
11/14/2012 12.00 € Baked chix/fried potatoes/veggi   lasagne Groceries
11/15/2012 39.00 € Dinner in Florence (bike boys   recommendation) Eating out
11/15/2012 6.50 € pastry & coffee &   tea Eating out
11/15/2012 7.50 € Honey from the monastero   Benedettino (chestnut flavor….blickkk) Groceries
11/16/2012 14.00 € Lunch in Lucca (2 wood fired   pizzas + 1 beer) Eating out
11/16/2012 9.00 € Espresso and pastry in sunny   plaza in Lucca Eating out
11/16/2012 6.00 € breakfast at train station   (going to Lucca) Eating out
11/16/2012 23.61 € Groceries Groceries
11/17/2012 6.00 € Sun dried tomatoes at outdoor   market Groceries
11/17/2012 22.71 € Asian grocery store Groceries
11/17/2012 5.30 € Biscotti (most tasty flavor with   a vin santo liquor) desert Groceries
11/17/2012 37.00 € Pasta at outdoor market  * the pasta filled with proscuitto was 30 €   /kilo:  Holy smokes…it was good, but   not that good.  We scorn ourselves for   the purchase: Pasta penence for next few days Groceries
11/18/2012 10.14 € Groceries Groceries
11/19/2012 0.00 € WhooHoo
11/20/2012 0.00 € WhooHoo
11/21/2012 5.00 € Gelato Eating out
11/22/2012 11.21 € Groceries Groceries
11/22/2012 21.50 € Dinner with NM couple who are   working in Florence for 2 years Eating out
11/22/2012 11.29 € Groceries (grocery store) Groceries
11/22/2012 5.60 € Post Office Personal expenses
11/23/2012 22.00 € Friday lunch (Quelo) + creamy   hot chocolate & espresso Eating out
11/23/2012 3.70 € White wine for dinner Groceries
11/23/2012 5.10 € Groceries  @ central market Groceries
11/23/2012 2.15 € Groceries  @ central market Groceries
11/23/2012 22.00 € Groceries (Fresh pasta and   cheese sauce) @ central market Groceries
11/23/2012 4.11 € Groceries salami & cheese Groceries
11/23/2012 2.48 € Turkey guidebook and used   book Entertainment
11/24/2012 11.00 € Evening beers at a pub   telecasting the Ohio St. v. Michigan game Entertainment
11/24/2012 8.00 € (Quelo) creamy hot chocolate   & espresso Eating out
11/24/2012 25.00 € I-Tunes purchases and Podcast   contributions for November Entertainment
11/25/2012 12.92 € Groceries Groceries
11/25/2012 2.48 € Groceries Groceries
11/25/2012 2.30 € Internet Train Internet access
11/25/2012 14.50 € Pizza Eating out
11/26/2012 16.41 € Groceries Groceries
11/26/2012 5.00 € Postcards Personal expenses
11/27/2012 16.00 € Lunch (Bobbi) Eating out
11/27/2012 2.35 € Hamburger meat at market Groceries
11/27/2012 1.53 € little stuff Personal expenses
11/27/2012 8.30 € Cheese (at market) & Bread Groceries
11/27/2012 0.99 € Toothpaste Personal expenses
11/27/2012 11.50 € Cold medicine Personal expenses
11/27/2012 1.28 € Vegetables (market) Groceries
11/28/2012 48.00 € Post Office (Box of extra   clothes and climbing gear $29€) + (Box to B’s Dad) + stamps Personal expenses
11/28/2012 10.50 € Lunch (sandwiches) Eating out
11/28/2012 16.50 € Aveda shampoo Personal expenses
11/28/2012 9.50 € Lunch out (Bobbi) Eating out
11/28/2012 19.00 € Desert cake for dinner Groceries
11/29/2012 6.18 € Groceries Groceries
11/29/2012 7.50 € Dinner (pizza) Eating out
11/29/2012 2.50 € Gelato Eating out
11/30/2012 12.00 € Taxi to train station Transportation
11/30/2012 58.00 € Train tix from Florence to Rome   (29 € /ticket) Transportation
Sub-totals:
Eating Out 359.08 €
Entertainment 114.98 €
Groceries 489.36 €
Internet Access 33.20 €
Lodging 950.00 €
Personal Expenses 164.96 €
Transportation 1,431.20 €
Grand Total: November 3,542.78 € $4,605

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