La Casa Di Zefiro
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After our long day yesterday, we slept in a little this morning...but still managed to drink a lot of coffee and go for a combined breakfast/shopping walk. We didn't bring necessities like soap and toothpaste and deodorant from home...just bought what we needed here....BUT, there aren't 25 types and sizes of these items in Firenze, so we are almost out of the only size of each item....time to top up! We also got some of these ...
Today it was 33.
We went on 3 tours.
The first one was 3 hours.
The second two were 3 hours.
We ate 3 meals.
We walked 33 miles.
A 12 oz can of Coke in Europe 33 cL.
Threes aside, we dodged a tour group with our planned breakfast time only to find the place wiped out of coffee, dishes, etc. thanks to a Rick Steves' organized tour. We prefer to be disorganized. Within a few minutes, ...
... David is massive! Standing 17 feet tall. He is litterally perfect in every way. When looking at David he has no weapons besides his sling and stone, not in a firing position. He is stading in postion preparing mentally to slay the Giant. His gaze is very strong and unbreaking. I personally think his eyes were my favorite part. Michelangelo spared no deatail. He made David to look alive all the way to adding veins and chiseled muscels. David even has better ...
... leave a little extra for someone who touches my dirty dishes. Although frequently you will see a 'cover' charge of €2-3 and a 'gratuity' for 10% already on the bill. It was interesting, when you pay with a credit card there is no line printed for the tip adjustment.
Tomorrow we leave Florence & take a day trip through Assisi. This is half-way between here & Rome, so we will arrive at our Bed & Breakfast tomorrow evening.
Ciao for ...
... both from the towns main tower, and its fortifications.
Pisa: Seeing and climbing the leaning tower is one of those experiences that gives you chills. Just brilliant. Climbing the stair while tipsy was interesting.
A fantastic tour.
That night I ended up out to dinner with two of my room mates, one Japanese, and the other a student currently at Bond University, Emma. We ended up at a restaurant called Trattoria Casalinga at ...