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... of the Arno with great views of the city - Piazzale Michelangelo. But first, we went into San Miniato church, just a little bit above the square. According to legend, the martyred St. Minias was beheaded ont he banks of the Arno in AD 250. He picked up his head, walked here, where he died and was buried. In the 11th century, the church was build to house his remains. The facade of the church is classic Florentine Romanesque. Besides the beautiful frescoes ...
... beautiful. So long as Darren didn't have to walk to the edge (another thing I didn't know about him after 25 years together) and look down he loved it too. The climb down was far easier.
As we were in the area we made the call to then go up the Duomo. Now this queue was nothing like you had ever seen. In the end, four bottles of water, a toilet stop, lots of stretching, making friends with the people in the queue - over 2 1/2 hours later but made friends ...
... my memory.
As an aside, obviously dogs are allowed where I am staying cos I am hearing one barking, sounding annoyed that it has been left by the stairs. And it is now starting to get really annoying!
There were some great chandeliers, and in the Queen's room, it showed the bed, mirrors, couches etc, and was very grand. You could only view that room from the door as it was the last room in the long line.
Then I visited the costume ...
... no idea what they were looking at until I glanced over and saw my bag. I grabbed it and opened it showing them it was only harmless oranges. They both smiled and laughed. We arrived in Florence. Nothing but a short 15-20 minute walk to the hotel. Wow, it's busy here! I made it to the Uffizi before closing time. Saw the famous paintings when it wasn't busy at all and then hooked up with Soo for dinner. We went to a cool ...
... was pretty good but nothing new and exciting.
After lunch I decided to bike again, but when I started I found out that a part that holds the chain in place had broken off. I ended up starting 20 minutes later than the last person which kinda sucked because I kept thinking i took a wrong turn somewhere. It was also nice because I had time just to myself! Melissa eventually caught up to me and we biked up the last hill of the trip with her. At the end of the hill we ran into ...