Il Giglio Rosso
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... of the music. Sounded interesting. Unfortunately that's as much as we found out; we sat there for some time being the only customers there. We had a drink and thought the music would start soon but we were out of luck. Out came a banquet for the musicians which they all tucked into, in no hurry to start playing any time soon. We left without hearing a note. Five days in Florence now finished already but we loved every minute of it. Next, ...
... to the Vatican. I was so excited and running late (surely not me!!) and fell down the flippin stone stairs!!! My only thought was "no! I have so much walking to do today!" That I forgot to try and break my fall - I was still pre-coffee and breakfast, in my defence. Luckily still made the shuttle! After catching up with a few other friends, we got in the queue at the Vatican. It took us nearly two hours to get in but the line seemed to move fast, and the constant stream ...
... entry tickets. You live and learn, at least we will know for next time, if there is a next time. Steve had a frustrating time to get the tickets, queues, wrong windows, re- directed to other windows, hand waving gestures etc, fun .
He finally came back-all a fluster again, got tickets,through to the no wait queue, through the metal detecters just like the airports, probing gizmos as well.
The plan is to go to level two and wind our ...
... viewing an overwhelming number of art treasures in the main part of the church, then exited into the cloister, where the Pazzi Chapel is located. This little chapel, designed by Brunelleschi, is yet another Renaissance gem. As we sat inside, the haunting strains of a Canto Gregorio rang out, which we believe was a recording being played by a teacher or professor guiding her students on a tour of the chapel. This impromptu performance, a portion of which ...
... of their marble tombs. Absolutely fascinating. (I didn't think art was my thing...I could be wrong) I am going to include a web link to the pictures of these. http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Mic helangelo+Slaves+Academia&FORM=REST AB.
Going back to the car we found this little restaurant that sold salads and paninis. This place was cool. They had Johnny Cash blasting from the speakers and a guy making sandwiches behind the counter. I ...