Backpackers Florence Central
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... to take it to go considering they were staying open later for us, but the man who brought us there kept talking and finally the workers said, "Okay just for you," to me and Tom. So we sat down and each had an individual pizza, which had the thinnest crust I have ever seen and ate. And it was delicious!! Not to mention, each pizza cost 5 euro, which is quite the deal compared to what we pay in Copenhagen, or even in New York. Here too (just like Copenhagen), tap water isn't free, and so ...
... for free.
After the relaxing meal, however, it was time to get serious. Just the day before I had settled on a new apartment with a kind Italian family just out of the city centre, and what followed was a busy afternoon of frantically packing up all of my belongings and attempting to rid myself of any unnecessary clothing and cumulated items.
The apartment situation is not much, but then again I don't need ...
... a market was in full swing close by when we arrived. The host, Ferdinando, is charming and extremely helpful. The hotel is small and located in an area where we feel we are experiencing the real Italy. Lovely to be away from the big cities and feel relaxed!
This entry shows something of the trip here, and the surroundings of our hotel. (H)
... other church domes, the beautiful verdant hills dotted with villas which surround the entire city ,the complex plan of the city streets, the Arno river, the great museum palace buildings ( the Pitti, the Uffizzi), the great city and palace gardens. I could hardly tear myself away.
And so to a delicious cake and coffee this time at home and another quick jaunt on my own- ah, the huge bronze ...
... is a carousel (which is a great landmark when I get lost).
We then set out agin and eventually came across an old church, Santo Steffano, which was holding a concert. There was a pianist playing the harpsichord and a sporano singing opera arias. It was really good and a nice way to spend the evening. The church was a great setting. Unfortunately the smoke alarm was going off at the end of the concert.
We had had a great day.