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... whole bunch of men performing with red flags, waving and throwing them in routine. There were many different performers in costume, and were surrounded by crowds of people. After watching for a while, we decided to walk back to the apartment.
At first I was thinking that we wasted some of the day not going to crazy attractions and whatnot, but no time was wasted. We actually were immersed in the Italian culture and went about the day as a person living in Florence would. Along the ...
... to remember to be patient, something that I have never quite mastered in my life. These uneasy feelings have become somewhat of a strategic discomfort, pushing me more and more to make it work.
It's been a quick transition from being a student in the course just one week ago to being a hyper-active expat searching for work in this city, but then again, you can't expect to be comfortable for too long. That would be too easy.
We began our day in an unusual fashion in that we actually got up early with a plan! We were going to Firenze (Florence to us non italians) for the day. The day started with a 40 minute ride to the train station in Siena where once there we bought our ticket for 3 (Katarina was joining us) and jumped on the 9:10 rail car for our 90 min ride. I haven't been on many trains in my life but I am pretty sure there cannot be a lot that that sound and feel ...
... and stupid (never again). Turns out they were overbooked for Saturday so I decided to come to a new hostel today which is much more central and closer to the activities I want to do today.
Once I got my things settled (yesterday) I decided I was just going to go around with the map and eat ice cream (which is a daily thing now.. I talked to other Canadians and they seem to do the same!). Well, one thing Im beginning to learn about ...
... which is situated high on a hill above Florence. It's a beautiful, medieval church and I timed my visit to be there for the evening mass sung in Latin by the monks. It was quite an experience to sit in a space where people have worshipped in pretty much the same way for centuries. It was a very peaceful way to end the day. Not quite the end - had to get dinner first (gnocchi in zucchini flower pesto in case you want to know). Buonasera ...