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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... We decided to get an early night to tackle the city on Sunday. Oh how wrong we were....apparently were are staying on one of the main streets and lots and lots of people use the street to walk home at 2,3,4 and 5am after a night out, wow was it noisy! Hence very little sleep on my part! Today is Sunday andnour grand plans to see lots of the city by doing a tour were spoiled as pretty much all tours dont ...
... it was 15 euro to get in. I didn't really care that much to see it so I just walked around the city, and sat in a piazza, while the rest went inside. After I went shopping and bought some gifts for people, and some leather boots for myself. We had apperitivo dinner and went back to the apartment and played spades and hearts. We ate chinese food twice on the trip because a) it was ...
... lives and other statues. The statues in the alcove near by are a little more menacing - soldiers in glory poses holding their victim's severed head in their hands, men with their back turned to pleading women and lots of bow and arrow poses.
We saw more random squares on our walk, each square having a focal point being a church or a statue. We sat down at one square to chill out and I laugh at a conversation a group of American tourists are having. They have gone in search ...
... We got off on a wrong note by starting with their temporary modern art exhibition which was jewellery by a designer (whose name I have expunged from my memory) whose approach appears to have been that every square millimetre of the surface of each piece had to be encrusted with diamonds. Even the few pieces whose form was pleasing were made crass and gaudy by an overabundance of bling. The 18th ...
... the saving of famous art all over Europe during World War 2. After seeing some amazing art this past weekend, it became very real.
We are now home, facing massive work emails, work travel (Ken is leaving today for Pittsburgh) and freeways. But, we will have amazing memories of the Swiss Alps, Tuscan hills, wonderful travel mates and awesome travel experiences.
As they say in Italy, Arrivaderci...or, Until We Meet Again.