Il Grillo di Firenze
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... highlight of the visit was the evening vesper service (sunset evening prayer service) of Gregorian chants performed by the monks of the church. It was a wonderful meditative experience, which allowed me to intimately experience this medieval space at its full potential. It is another distinctively Florentine experience I will never forget.
The sun was setting as we walked back down into town, and we snapped some photos of the city with the last light of ...
... in the queue who were from Australia and England (and about 20 years younger than us), yeah we are in! Well over 450 steps later we are inside. Another excursion of stairs some small, some bigger and some incredibly steep you need the rail to help you up in some parts and lots of exhausted people later, we are again at the top (Darren feeling the same way). The view is still amazing but the view out to the Duomo rather than the other way is more preferable. ...
... was there, but not nearly as interesting. And then there was the modern art museum! That has some lovely things, and paintings in it too. So 3 hours later I finally left!
Next stop was Bobili gardens which was next door. The first part was a steep climb up steps and paths but I was well rewarded with a stunning view of Florence. There weren't a lot of directions in the gardens, and I went down dead end paths a few times. I did find the porcelain museum which ...
... Took 10 minutes to get a table. Fixed menu and price. You can't beat it. Vino included! We said goodnight and it was indeed a goodnight. We had met some people from Germany at dinner and Soo shared her dessert with them. Tiramisu. I wasn't sharing mine. It was too good. I ended up paying while she was talking with the couple. She didn't like this, but now she'll have to buy me dinner once. Hah. You make and then you observe. ...
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We left the beautiful and tiny town of Lucca and headed into Florence.
This town is all decked out in its holiday glam and glimmer of lights, garland, ornaments and lots and lots of shopping.
Florence is the city that helped to pull Europe from the Dark Ages and into the era of the Renaissance through its forward thinking and openness and encouragement ...