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... were tasty as expected, and the ossobuco and risotto Milanese was also a hit.
By now it was pushing 10pm, and it was time to head back. Kristi took Alex back (he needed sleep), and the rest of us went to see the duomo before heading back to bed. The cathedral of Florence is the 3rd largest church in the world, and again, it really isn’t possible for me to describe the scale of the building, but I think I may have to pick up a ...
There was so much packing to do, as you can imagine, we have collected a few things along the way, Laurie made me dispense with a few things since I have had a little retail therapy! All is good though and we managed to squeeze everything in. Gea, our landlord, came around for a farewell drink, after she left we went into "Antica Enoteca" in via della Croce near the Spanish Steps for a pasta and a bottle of Nero d'Avola, yum, an early night, we have a big day ...
... closed. The town itself was eerily quiet and had lots of roaming cats! We found the duomo in town and explored it and the square surrounding it for awhile. Mom and Dad decided to stay in the square while Brian, Claibourne and Christine decided to seek out another church. Along the way, they saw signs for an underground wine cellar that was still open and decided to check it out. With not a soul in sight, they walked down a hundred stone steps, ...
... hide & seek! We went on a tour of the tunnels and underground wells and lakes and even a huge collection of ossuaries found in the near by necropolis. So cool! I learned that theist popular Etruscan female name was Tania; and that the Etruscans were matriarch based. Also, Dionysus came from an older Etruscan wine God named Fuflun. I needed to find out about these Etruscans; maybe a visit to the Etruscan museum in Cortona is in ...
... day long.
This was even more evident ore so when we were there and they were preparing the square for the upcoming Palio (the famous horse race staged twice a year). Tonnes of sand was being put down around the outside of the square to form the track for this 90sec whirlwind of colour and noise.
As a result of the upcoming festivities there was a buzz around the place as each of the Contrada (districts) ...