Canto Alla Porta Vecchia
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... rest we went into Pistoia by nighttime for the first time actually. We tried to see the Ospedale de Ceppo but it was being renovated. You could do a subterranean tour but we decided not to. Walked around the town by night and it was quite lovely. Craig bought a floral pair of shorts. We had a drink in the market square, which was nice and then chose Ristorante del Duomo. It was situated in a lovely little street with archway and quite ...
We left Montecatini early for Florence. We had a hiccup along the way. The bus was pulled over by the police and we had to wait over an hour to do their checks. All was good though.
We enjoyed Florence, viewed some sights such as the statue of David and other various sculptures. It is a lovely place.
We left Florence ...
... We got into the Cathedral and were surprisingly underwhelmed. Yes it was large and still quite beautiful, but not as... delicate as others we have seen.
We went down into the crypt, now that was cool! We always enjoy the crypts.
It was fascinating down there! The roof was so low though! We often say, 'how the hell could Jacob (my brother) have fit in here?!?' Haha. With my just fitting in, someone almost a foot taller than me would be getting hunchback!
We saw ...
... impromptu gave us a tour of their workshop, explained how alabaster comes in 6 types (opaque white, translucent white, dark brown, light brown, white with brown streaks, and white with white streaks), showed us some of their tools/machinery, and gave us some demonstrations. Alabaster is mined in caves and it is a little bit softer than marble. It was a treat that they spent so much time with us, and the kids really enjoyed it. There was a fine white dust everywhere! ...
... things and start unpacking my luggage! I can't believe I'm here for a whole semester! I'm very excited but also a little bit nervous! That's all my news for today, I'll update again tomorrow! Good night!
Ciao! Così oggi è stata un'altra giornata emozionante nella grande città di Firenze! Dopo il risveglio in un momento molto più ragionevole di 8:30, ci siamo vestiti e pronti e siamo andati a fare colazione. Dopo la prima colazione, siamo andati oltre ...