Travel Blogs from Florence
Here at last!
Our first day in Florence was low key in terms of sightseeing. We arrived in Rome and took a train to Florence- since we were not used to the train schedule, we missed our first train and had to wait another hour before boarding another which was sold out and we had to stand most of the 1h45m ride. Our walk to the hotel took …
... talking a garden that’s got to be at least three times the size of the palace itself. We may or may not have gotten a little lost within the maze of sculptures, fountains, and tree-lined paths. Even though the weather was a little cold and rainy, we still found ways to enjoy ourselves. Such as the karaoke Kate and I participated in later on that night/morning to Mambo No. 5… (it seemed like a good idea at the time).
On Sunday, ...
... said was about the architecture and what period the building is from and that bored us after some time.
After the tour we decided to get some food with our newfound French friends and after a feed of fruit, we agreed to walk up the hill of Michellangelo. We passed the famous gold bridge of Florence and after a quick stop at a gelato store we climbed the steps up the hill. At the top we were greeted by a 180 degree uninterrupted panoramic view of Florence. We walked to ...
... who lived in Key West and across the table from a couple who were on their honeymoon from St. Louis. Our cooking guides were pretty awesome too (and nice to look at).
We were done with our class around 3 pm. I passed and received a certificate! And they printed out all the recipes for us as well. After class I walked around some and did some shopping. Then it started clouding up and looking like it would storm luckily after the parade went through the streets again this ...
It was a 2 hour drive South to Florence. Expectations were high as Florence was one of the highly anticipated stops on the journey. Rain had fallen pretty heavily the night before at Massa and unfortunately it seemed to be following us on our trip.
Our moods changed quite drastically from the happiness of of Massa once we arrived at our new site just outside Florence. It was set in a woodland and we had to traverse a massive hill to get to our ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed