Agriturismo Il Poggio Alle Ville
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... paintings were burnt). The citizens eventually rebelled, and Savonarola was arrested, tortured and hanged in the Piazza Della Signoria. After visiting the church, we then ducked down every side street we could find to escape the hoards of tourists, and enjoyed the beautiful buildings, stone tower houses, arches, incredibly expensive haute couture shops.... The small streets are always beautifully cool, so wandering around in them in the heat of ...
... after Italian and English, Korean was on top of the language pamphlet. Of course. Koreans are crazy about beauty products. We then headed to San Croce cathedral which had separate entrances for mass and the actual church area was just used for tourist purposes. So we couldn’t really see the graves of Michelangelo, Dante, and Macchiavelli since we had missed the regular visiting hours. Also while ...
... also the only farm/ranch in Tuscany (and maybe all of Italy?) available for kids & handicapped to come enjoy and learn about the animals. (They tried to get a therapy license but Italy doesn't see it as so..) The host explained how many of the kids don't even recognize the animals as what they are when they come. Example: there is a cartoon here of a violet cow. The kids couldn't accept the cow they had as truly being a cow because it wasn't purple.. sad. As already stated, ...
... renaissance masters.
After lunch we took to the streets again and found ourselves at the Piazza dela Signoria. Lots and lots of naked men sculptures there too. Deary me!
Then onto the Duomo. It is enormous. But for all the grandeur and decorations of the exterior, the interior of the church is very austere. Especially compared to Notre Dame or Westmister.
We then stumbled on a lindt shop, so I just had to get a hot chocolate. Very yummy.
A great day.
... and was completely underway by the 15th century. Around 1475 a huge slab of marble was provided to Agostino di Duccio by the Operai of Firenze. This sculpture was to be placed high upon the Santa Maria del Fiore. Duccio failed miserably and a second artista was commissioned to finish the sculpture. However, this artista failed also and the huge slab of marble lay prone for nearly 25 years. Having cursed two previous artistas, this slab ...