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We left Venice as we arrived, by vaporetto. Today our driver John is a passenger, and another driver from the Heidebloem bus company, Ben, will take us a bit north, then west, and then South, to Tuscany. It is on the other side of the Apennine mountains, but very central-- no ocean breezes tonight. (European laws require John to have a day off-- …
... once we got up there we got an amazing view of the city, and some really good pictures. After we got down we headed to this sandwich show recommended by our tour leader. They were 2.50 and made on fresh bread with amazing stuff in them; it was actually one of the biggest highlights of Florence. After sandwiches we headed to the Medici tomb, where the head of the Medici family is buried. No pictures were allowed in this ...
... the 3 of us ate at our favorite restaurant La Spada, owned by a friend of Lidia, so we always get a discount. I was not at all unhappy about canceling the Ravenna/Venice part of the trip, because now we would have 6 days in my favorite place on earth. We spent a lot of time at the Westin, resting and basking in its extraordinary luxury. Later in the week Cristina would join us for dinner, but by day 2, we hadn't yet seen her.