Gianna's Bed and Breakfast
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Had a very pleasant stroll to the Ponte. Discovered a couple of awesome Piazzas (Squares) with church and the obligatory statues.
Unfortunately, solitude is in short order in Florence. ******* tourists are everywhere. The asians are out in force today. Check out the picture of the asian invasion!
The Ponte Vecchio is and old structure (like most ...
... luggage on and off the train that is so cumbersome. The nightmare journey was the train from Brig to Milano where the train was packed. It was difficult to get on the train and store luggage and then find your seat. When we finally got to our seats, wehad to argue with some passengers who were sitting in our seats. Eventually they moved themselves and we claimed our reserved seats. After all that hubbub we sat down to enjoy the final hour or so to Milan.
... who didn't know about validating tickets and were fined 50 euros on the spot - no ifs no buts.)
Our hotel room is not ready so we go for a walk towards the main attraction in Florence, The Duomo, which is about 300 metres down the road. The Piazza is packed with hopeful tourists looking to get into the famous church and the lines stretch for miles, not for us, we will come back in the morning at opening.
On the way back to ...
... types and either ignore them or keep telling them no, until they go off to seek other prey. It is an annoying aspect of being a tourist, especially in Italy. We picked up a map at the tourist office and set out on a walk that Jude had planned. We came to an amazing museum, in an old Palazzo (Palazzo Davanzati), which had been built in the 14 th century by a wealthy merchant. The building had been restored and furnished in typical furniture of the period. It was a ...
... the roof terrace just outside the window, the corridor passes through the residence directly behind our hotel.
Towards the end there is a glass mirrored door and a sharp right hand turn, (we suspect the mirrored door conceals another passage section into the Pitti palace itself). We emerge into the Boboli gardens next to a courtyard and grotto, looking back the door we have come out of is a simple grey door, the one we saw yesterday.