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... rather unpleasent lasagne, and heading back to crash in the dorm again.
We can't believe how close we are to the end now, and have very mixed feelings about the concept of going home - excited to see everyone, but could happily do another month or two first...! Currently just feeling so lucky to be here, and having these experiences, even if sleep tonight is impossible due to melting under the heat! (But not complaining!) ...
... is a small town known for it's towers. At one time it had something like 72 towers. Families built the towers because there wasn't enough room to build large homes otherwise. And of course for defense and prestige. I was surprised to find out that they built the kitchens on the top floor - so they had a way out in case of fire. After the Romans conquered the town they tore down a few floors of the towers to show who was boss. There are only ...
Ah, Florence....city of cathedrals, churches, cherubs, bell towers, amazing leather everything, beautiful shops, expensive clothes, thousands of restaurants, and the other half of India. And just in case it wasn't being considered multi-cultural enough, half of Africa were invited to the party ad well. But each knows the boundaries. The Indians all run the internet cafes and dodgy supermarkets and dubious other 'businesses' mostly done in side alleys in the dark ...
... are replicas; the originals are in the Ufizzi gallery. The doors have got a lot more publicity recently as they were mentioned in a Dan Brown novel.
The following day we were up bright and early (the alarm set for 7.30am!) as we wanted to climb the dome of the Duomo before it got too hot and crowded. Our early bird arrival at the Duomo meant that we didn’t have to queue to get into the church, nor did we have to queue to get up the stairs into ...
... Piazza della Signoria* first. This distracted us from food for several hours and lead us back the river. We visited Ponte Vecchio and continued from there. We made several stops so I could re-apply sunblock - which may have been unnecessary because Florence, even though it seems to have few trees, is well serviced for shade by multiple balcony overhangs and the closeness of its buildings.
The remainder of the day was a thrilling walk of discovery through an historical list of ...