Il Giglio Rosso
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... Of course I found multiple things I want to buy, but I'm waiting till after I plan all my trips because I would rather travel! I did fall in love with a huge leather bag I want, which was 100 euros....but all of the men are creeps and lower the prices even more since we're "Americana Bellas", so I'm hoping I can leave Italy with it for 40 or less ;)! Going into the market is almost ...
Next we looked to find the Ponte vecchio, one of the most famous bridges in Florence. Our soggy quest took us through the Piazza del Repubblica, where there are the most amazing statues, including a copy of Michelangelo's David. It's a copy because the real one is housed inside the Academy in Florence, but it is where it would have been placed by Michelangelo, and is in front of the door of the governing people of Florence, it is believed this is so ...
... top bus. We had a pre-recorded guide telling us about the areas we travelled through and the history of the area. The tour also included Fiesole, which is to the north of Florence, which was inhabited before Florence, back to the Stone Age although they have records only going back to 600BC. At some time in history Florence conquered Fiesole, and took over rule of this area. Florence was the capital of Italy for about 6 years back in the 1800's. it was a ...
... cold that she's being trying to keep at bay. We turned tail and made our way back to our lavish digs, resting a while in the shadow of the Basilica of Santa Maria Novellla and stopping for medicinal gelato.
Mum slept and I tended to forward planning. Night fell and Mum just didn't have it in her to head out into the cold again. I downloaded Roman Holiday and went in search of an evening meal to bring back to the room. ...
... br> After dinner, I came back to the hostel and did some laundry, typed my blog about the previous day, and sat outside on the verandah with friends until my laundry was complete. I got up early this morning, had some coffee, fruit, and granola - heading to Naples and Sorrento today. Karen I know you can't wait for me to blog about this area! I will have to make it extra special for you and take lots and post lots of pics for you!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed