Ninna Nanna B&B
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
- Room service
- Reduced mobility rooms
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We then saw the one painting by Michelangelo that was originally rejected by the wealthy Doni family it was commissioned for. When Ne Doni wanted to finally buy it he had to pay Michelangelo double!
... such as these, you really become intimately involved with the writing.
We started at the Palazzo Vecchio, the government palace. Started when Florence was ruled as a republic, and then taken over by the Medici family when they rose to power. Interestingly. when Cosimo di Medici came to power, he ordered Vasari to redecorate the interior. Cosimo wanted certain paintings of the Republic times destroyed or removed, but Vasari did not do this. Instead, he ...
... in, we start planning a few weeks ahead and research suitable apartments, their proximity to the city and public transport; availability of secure parking, washing machine and wi-fi.....and so it goes on. If anyone out there thinks this is a holiday.....think again, it really is hard work. ;)........and I have to find time to write the blog and upload the photos, sometimes on painfully slow networks.
Woke up to rain in Rome, so it was a good day to leave. We took the high-speed train to Florence and found this week's apartment. It isn't as luxurious as we had in Rome, but it is large, clean, and close to the city center without being in it. We left our things and began to look for a grocery store. Before we knew it, we were at the Duomo. All that green and white marble is pretty stunning. Lunch/dinner was not amazing. Jimmy was served 5 ...
... 8221; Eventually we would return for a little shopping, but for now we were simply sight seeing.
We left the market and, rounded the bend into the piazza that spills out around the Duomo. I had forgotten how impressive this sight is. The exterior walls are multicolored stone, ranging from white to green to red. The stonework is ornately done and rises high above the gaping crowds. But the crowning achievement is ...