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... We waiting in line for about 45min before we were let in to climb the very steep and narrow stairs. The first floor took you inside the cathedral and you walked around the dome to get to the next flight of stairs. This is were the stairs became very steep, we were climbing up inside the dome itself and trying to get past people coming down was a very tight squeeze. But once we were up there the views were amazing. Also it was very hott, and everyone was very sweaty. ...
... here for anyway.
The only caveat is, is that whenever I walk around I always want to shop for things and I really can't afford that. However, I will make some souvenir exceptions for some of my super great "fans*" who will actually pretend to care about this post.
Life. It goes on.
*I like to call anyone who reads my blog a fan to make myself feel more important.
... 17th-century, is located around the corner from a Gucci store, and directly across the street from Roberto Cavalli's, an Italian fashion designer from Florence.
The delightful and friendly owners, an Italian couple married 46-years, greeted us with open arms (plus a welcome basket stuffed with edible goodies), and spent the next hour showing us around. Our apartment is the smaller of three that formerly composed the offices and ...
... evening we found a superb Wenzhou restaurant near our hotel. The food was so authentic it actually triggered memories of Wenzhou for all of us.
Next morning we climbed to the top of the Duomo to see a really good view of the city.
We really enjoyed the evening walks in the safe, busy streets of Florence. I think the kids have seen something important about how life in NZ could be improved upon.
... Tour of Tuscany. Of course Andrew loved being in a room with two girls getting ready in the morning. He was gracious enough to hold the compact mirror for me while I was doing my hair. What a great brother-in-law.
Our tour guide, Gianluca (pronounced John Luca), was great. Our group was us five and a couple from Australia. The couple was very nice and quiet. They both worked for the Australian government. They were on a two month vacation together. They said they went to the ...