Cristina House

Florence, Tuscany, 50129, Italy | B&B
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So Much to See, So Little Time

A travel blog entry by rickandluann

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... due to lack of funds. Michelangelo was so upset he left in a huff and went to Rome. It became evident, while looking at the tombs and statues on top of them, that the Medici's did not embrace Christian beliefs. The art work on and around the tombs did not point to life after death but rather to life here on earth. All the statues memorialized the life and portrayed the ...

Bonjour to Buongiorno! Nice to Florence by trains

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... each other, with seats in groups of four across the aisle.
For most of this trip we travelled through flat, agricultural land with farmhouses & barns scattered throughout. After an extended section of tunnel it became undulating countryside coming into Florence. We arrived at 6pm and easily found Hotel Lombardi one street up from the station. It is in the same building as Pensione Joli where we had stayed 26 years ago with the girls. The room is ...

My first month in Florence

A travel blog entry by ljean

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... souffle, and last week we learned how to tempur chocolate by hand. It's really fun when we have these labs during class. We even all got our own aprons. Plus my professor is hilarious. He's always making jokes like pretending to be about to spill a whole bowl of chocolate on someone or last class he showed us pictures of his son and told us about his tatoos. Plus he's always interested about what we are all doing in Florence. He gives us restautant reccomendations and asks us about ...

Day 3 - Another Day of Chilling!

A travel blog entry by cusan

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... day of wandering aimlessly (4.5 miles so far) exploring the little streets of Florence. We headed down to the Arno and crossed on the nearest bridge. We wanted to explore the "colourful and bohemian" (according to the guide book!) area of St Spirito and walk along to the Pitti Palace. Maybe because it was Sunday this area was quite quiet. We didn't join the big queue to pay to go in the Palace, but walked around the outside of the huge walls. It was ...

The Uffizi and oh yeah, it's mother's BIRTHDAY!!

A travel blog entry by allansineurope

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... art created during the Renaissance. My favourites and some of the more famous pieces are The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli, The Primavera or Allegory of Spring also painted by Botticelli and Annunciation by Leonardo da Vinci and his teacher Andrea del Verrocchio. This Gallery was huge a and shaped like a horse shoe, it's 3 stories high and uses the different floors for different time periods. We spent most of our time in ...

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This B&B, located in the Santa Maria Novella area of Florence, is near Convent San Marco, San Marco, Museo di San Marco, and Convent of Santa Apollonia (Cenacolo di Sant'Apollonia).
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