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Our second day in Florence was very relaxing...except for the 432 step climb to the top of the Duomo. After climbing to the tops of both St. Peter's Basilica and now the Duomo, I feel like I've lost at least 10 pounds. It was quite a workout, especially laden down with winter boots and clothes. The layers were peeled off as we continued onward and upward. The effort was well worth it ...
... above the stage! They also had italian subtitles as well because the opera was written in a dialect of italian that many Italians may become confused with. After we met up with my friends italian friend and got pizza, it wasn't the best pizza at ...
... and Lippi; and then moving into the later-Renaissance works of Botticelli, Michelangelo, da Vinci, Raphael and Titian.
In the ornate, octagonally-shaped "Tribune" room, the cupola of which is adorned with thousands of mother-of-pearl shells, stands the famous Medici Venus, a copy of a 2nd-century BC Greek statue which has been in the Uffizi since 1677. [NOTE: Photography is strictly prohibited inside the Uffizi. As a result, the attached reproductions ...
... into a friend, we call him San Diego, from the ferry. It was a fun little side trip to see the Tuscan countryside. Fun fact: Pinocchio was invented in Florence in 1881 it started as a series in newspapers and became world famous in 1940 when Walt Disney made it a movie.
Tuscany is a beautiful area. We stayed in the city of Florence which doesn't have the most to do, but we left Greece early and due to my partner's lack of funds we decided to have an ...
... night to be in the centre. Besides, bus fares almost counteract the cost of meals anyway. But when i think about it, we got pretty cheap meals at restaurants and cafes that were right near the attractions anyway! So don't fall for that. Just stay close.
We got on a bus at a bus stop near our hotel. It was about 10 or 15 minutes until we reached San Marco. We walked towards the gallery, getting a croissant on the way.
We got to the gallery and figured out where ...