Relais Castel Bigozzi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... different stages of completion and get a sense of how he worked.
We then headed to the Borgo in Tuscany - the tree lined entrance up the long driveway was pretty impressive and our the pool was nice (although only the Kiwis and the Aussies braved the coolish water and had a swim). Whilst in Tuscany we visited the hilltop village of San Gimignano, which still had a number of it's towers. The towers were built by the elite as a status symbol so each one tried to build ...
... may have heard of some of them: Dante, Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, etc. A regular feast of deceased notables.
In the end, Florence was simply wonderful. We quickly settled into a rhythm of the Italian café (espresso or macchiato) standing up – sometimes with a pastry. Then we would hit our sightseeing items for the day before the heat of the afternoon. Lunch was usually driven by randomly picking a quiet café or ...
When we got to Florence we had dinner and then got ready to go out to red garter which is a karaoke bar, you can order 2L cocktails so me and Jenna shared one, it was our first night out in Italy which was really fun we then got some pizza and were trying to get a taxi to catch home which was a mission! The next day we went to the leather factory which they showed us a demo and they sold silver there too, I bought a leather bracelet and a silver puzzle ring we then had a ...
... and the gelato. Honestly, I thought the guys would be hotter, but I think I found the Spanish guys more attractive. Anyways, this opinion can still change, I've got another week and a half in Italy :) hehehe! Wednesday 24 April 2013: Day trip to Pisa with the Canadians (Scout, Tash and Kyle, and also a newby friend of theirs... whose name I've already forgotten). I liked Pisa, but really the only thing to do there is the tower. Oh and I also saw a statue of Garibaldi in a ...
... story of Fillippio (teacher of Boticelli). He was a monk but not a very "good" monk. However, he was on the Medici payroll and very well thought of so he had a lot more leeway and was allowed many more transgressions than most. Well, one day he saw a beautiful nun and he asked the nunnery if he could use her as a model - well, you can imagine what happened! There are many fascinating and lovely paintings by Fillipio of his future wife ...