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... out which street...!
When we made it, we were too early to check in, so chilled on the sofas, before heading out to find lunch, at a little café/bar, where we had paninis, and I had the best Sprite of the trip so far. We then headed back to the hostel, checked in, got settled in the dorm, decided what we want to do whilst we're here, and then headed to crash by the pool for the rest of the afternoon, before going ...
... the freshest Ricotta cheese you can imagine and then fried to a golden brown in olive oil. She served them with of all things a jarred tomato basil sauce that was amazingly fresh and really good. What a fabulous appetizer. We went out for a quick dinner later but I was still thinking about those blossoms.
That’s it for now. Monday morning we’re back on the train and off to Arezzo. Stay tuned.
Angelo and Mary.
... afternoon, we visited the Baptistery of the Duomo. This is a separate building and was built around 1425. Most famous are the ‘gates of paradise,’ one of 3 sets of bronze doors which lead into the building. Apparently Michelangelo was so dazzled by the beauty of the North doors (which took 27 years to produce) that he said that they were, ‘worthy to grace the Gates of Paradise’. The gates were once gilted with gold but the ones on ...
... the river has become one of those peaceful places my mind visits when time allows.
Shortly after crossing the bridge our bus parked by the river and our group, with our guide, disembarked and walked into the town. At Piazza Santa Croce our guide gave us instructions on places to visit and things to eat then we dispersed and explored Florence on our own.
Steven and I were hungry, of course, and we went in search of a cafe. We weren't immediately successful because ...
... the club was the concept of the European free pour. This is when you order a drink, like vodka and coke, and you get a tall glass with maybe two fingers of air gap from the top to the vodka and a can of coke. It's literally tho opposite ratios to back home.
I didn't drink, and went home early. I was feeling crook and needed sleep. It didn't happen. Being kept wake by rowdy housemates. Yay. Now I'm really ...