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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... people from all over the world, even one who grew up in Peoria. We were happy once the doors opened (@ 10:30) and we were allowed into the Galeria. Uffizi houses art works by many famous painters as: Michelangelo, Lippe, Botticelli, da Vinci, Raphae, Duecento, etc. The experience was impressive, and topped off with a snack on the terrace a top of the museum. The afternoon was spent ...
... Nanette and I are fine having wisely invested a couple of euros for a bottle of water and pit stop at a little bar in Pisa.
We don’t know much about Florence, so we are at the mercy of our guide. For example, there’s this statue called David, made by a guy our guide calls Mick Elanngello. We have heard it’s THE thing to see in Florence so we all trundle off into town and join ...
Today was a weird one. We took Jim and Bernice to the airport in Florence, said our goodbyes and the watched the wheels completely fall off the day. It was 32 degrees and humid. We couldn't figure out the airport parking. Once that was sorted we tried to get a ticket for the shuttle bus into Florence. No thanks to the surly person at the information desk. When we got to Florence at long last we had to queue up again at information to try to ...
... br> We spent another good hour covering the rest of the Academia - pre Renaissance and Renaissance religious paintings and sculptures and a fantastic intricate Florentine tapestry. There was a room which explained how marble sculptures were made which was interesting - they first made a clay model (might be small-scale) and from that a plaster 'negative' and then used this to mould a plaster model with lots of markers on it (ie reference points). They then used measuring instruments ...
... food. On the suggestion of the son (and his name escapes me) we tried his top 3 of the pasta dishes and shared all. The tagliatelli (tortollini essentially), the gnocchi and the pappardelle were all home and fresh made and unbelievably delicious. So I added to the out of my comfort zone of food tonight too - the pappardelle ...