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Today we headed off from Roma and made our way to Firenza (Florence). It was an extremely hot day. We got to the main square around lunch time and went to a leather shop. Sooooo big and expensive with the most beautiful leathers inside. We saw a leather demonstration and then browsed around for a bit. Next we had some free time so we strolled the markets and had a slice of pizza for lunch. The pizza ...
... panoramic views, an outdoor museum, an amphitheatre, fountains, and statues. It took a very long time to get through the entire garden, but it was well worth it because of its beauty.
After that I went out to dinner at All'Antico Vinaio. I got a panini sandwich that was absolutely amazing. Afterwards, I went back to the hotel room to rest after my long day.
The next day I had breakfast in the lobby, then I went to the ...
... paintings and where the original paintings were, he painted new ones to Cosimo's liking. However, he painted some clues (used by Dan Brown in the novel) to let people know that "the original painting is okay." One such painting is huge, and in tiny letters in the background of the painting can be found the phrase Cerca trova meaning "seek and find." In other works, "it's around, but I moved it."
Amid countless rooms of amazing art by Vasari and others, we a ...
... the Roman Empire (Mostly different parts of Italy) that were painted over 1000 years ago (but quite accurate). As most of you reading will know I love maps so I had a great time in this chamber exploring the art of cartography. The ceiling looked like it had been stitched together from a bunch of golden picture frames creating an impressive effect. The last map was a map of Italy and is supposedly quite accurate for the time it was painted. We then re-grouped in a small ...
... because of the recent storms [huge storm hit Florence, Emilia Romana, Bologna three days before and truly wreaked havoc]. Don’t take Mother Nature for granted! She does what she wants when she wants.
So…we are meeting our friend and her travelling companion for this trip here in town tonight. They were supposed to arrive on Monday, but thanks to the wonderful pilots at Air France, their flight was ...