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... of the dome along the way. We were both a little hesitant as we reached the top,
but it was all well worth it when we saw the view.
After climbing back down, we went to Piazza Santa Croce to see Fake David. (Real David had been moved inside ...
... glass door. There is a sign on the
door saying "Please Be Quiet." If you are the first ones there just give
a little knock and peek your head inside the door.
2. The Family Bakery - Santa Croce
-Via de' Macci. This bakery door is covered by caged bars, so just wave
your hand and they will let you in to order these amazing confections.
3. II Re della Foresta - Outside of the City Center
... to schlepping luggage).
We take the shuttle over to the airport terminal and buy a ticket to get ourselves to the train station. Susan has bought us a sandwich and I look around and wonder how I am going to have the stamina to haul this luggage onto a train to downtown and then onto to a train to Florence. I look over a see a kiosk selling bus tickets to Florence and I walk over. The bus leaves in ...
... a picture, but your in the picture. There are rolling hills with vineyards all around you. Olive trees all neatly placed on sides of hills. And the villas that the people live in a just beautiful. And did I mention the are castles every where too. You can't help but fall in love with this place.
After falling in love with the country side our day of wineries came to an end. We were brought back to that ...
... headed was on a mountain. You know what that means, right?
Stairs. More stairs. It's called the Viale Galileo. Maybe that's because you climb so many steps you feel like you've climbed into the heavens. Who knows. It was gorgeous, though. Once you leave the last city wall behind, this whole part of Florence is comprised of such lush landscapes and gardens. It's easy to forget you're in a bustling city. We had plenty of opportunities ...