Soggiorno la Pergola
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... in the roof. It seems like just moments since we were dragging our suitcases up these narrow alleyways, arriving as Venice virgins. Now, we have been bewitched by the Venetian spell and bid the city a presto.
Before Florence we have the luxury of our first official first-class journey. (I say first "official" first-class journey as anyone who has read my Brussels blog will know that Mr Fletche and I were kicked out of first-class on our return from ...
... Gardens to see the view of Florence from the hill. The Gardens were beautiful and the sight was better. Defiantly worth the 10 euros to get in. Then was the Effici Museum, our Art History professor, Linda, told us that it was a must if we were ever in Florence. The museum is huge. It was exhausting as well. We had been walking all day everyday for the past 5 days. I don't want to know how many miles we walked per day, it was too ...
... delicious. After really waking up, we went to a nearby cafe to get bagels (I know, not Italian food). The man working there heard us speak, and automatically asked if we were from Nee Jersey. We told him we were from New York and he said that he had noticed if you are from NYC, you like a little butter or creme cheese on your bagel, but as you go out away from the city, people like a block of it. I thought it was pretty funny that he picked up on that.
Afterwards I was still dreaming ...
... art form from the simple paintings without depth and proportion and watching the works gradually evolve. One of the most memorable was Michelangelo's painting still displayed in it’s original frame (also made by this sculpter’s hands). The sudden change in colours and human expression in his work compared to others before him were so shocking that the family who commissioned the work rejected the painting and in the end had to pay twice as ...
... now, but the inside is open to the public. The Baptistery is one of the oldest buildings in the city, constructed between 1059 and 1128. The building has three sets of fabulous doors. In fact, Michelangelo said that the south doors designed by Ghiberti were the "Gates to Paradise."
Inside the Baptistery is crowned by a beautiful golden mosaic dome depicting another "Last Judgment." Again we were fascinated by the way Hell is depicted. The large ...