Ostello Gallo d'Oro
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... of 414 steps to the top- but it was worth it with amazing panoramic views!!! To finish off a day of sightseeing I visited the Santa Croce basilica. A church that holds the tombs of Galileo and Michaeloangelo. The inside of this church is so beautiful with gorgeous stained glass and frescos. To finish off a massive day, we went up to Piazza Michaeloangelo on the hills above Florence for beautiful panoramic views. We then ventured outside the city into the Tuscan hills for ...
... time. The gelati was divine and we found out unless they make it on site it is ****. It was creamy and scrumptious. I had coconut and mango in a cup and it melted in your mouth. All the other people on our tour were Americans and had a hard time riding a bike. I bought cam a red jacket today with aunt Jane, we think it is perfect for ...
Well we have visited some more old (renanence) buildings and must say they built them to last but didn't think about making allowances for electricity or the internet!!!! The use of power is restricted and we overloaded the apartment by using a washing machine and dryer resulting in power being switched off and had to switch back on.
Bread in Italy is very average but great in France they get it very right
... shop and walked to the piazza with the fake David statue
and other statues. This was where we were going to do our included
optional walking tour. We had a local guide and she showed us around
the piazza, then some of the nearby buildings, the ponte vecchio and
the markets. We ended up at the duomo, where we got a bit of the
history of the church. I thought it was a good walking tour, but by
the time we got to the end we had lost half the group, ...
4th May 2009 (Friday) 11:43pm
We walked till our legs almost fell apart!! Luckily the hostel is very cozy :)
We saw the Cathedral & Baptistery in the Duomo today, and went to climb the Campanie (really CLIMB!) since we have 'itchy skin'.