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Travel Blogs from Florence
Our travel day begins with dessert for breakfast at Hotel Gamma, just like the day before. They sure know how to make chocolate chip cake. When we pack up the bags in our room, Kurt cannot find the phone. We check out and then hang out in the lounge for over an hour as we have some extra time before we have to be at the station for our train
... train trip was easy peasy so we I hope that the trend holds. So day 1 get to the Galleria de la Accademia to view Michelangelo's David and his unfinished works and only just over an hours wait! Lucky we went in the afternoon and its the end of peak season! Forgot to mention in the last entry that I have renamed Himself Forest Harper because instead of "run Forest run" it was "walk Forest just keep bloody walking!" He just loves to walk to nowhere ...
... the image as they flew past the shutter but we were going too fast to actually catch the pole in the image.
Taxi to the Hotel Bernini Palace (WOW!) and then a short rest before we sauntered down the street for dinner. I started with the bruschetta appetizer (that came with some wonderful parma ham and a ball of fresh mozzerella). To be honest....even with the wonderful fresh tomatoes, the bruschetta was not the star! ...
... Hercules group right next to the David.
A quick rest stop for a sandwich and a return to San Marco to view the Fra Angelico frescoes in the monk's cells in the second story of the building. Also visited the marvelous library of manuscripts. More on this tomorrow, went to the bookshop for calendars and a guide to read back at Via Cecchi. Tired, took the bus back home, and ended with a nap and big thunderstorm. Ciao
... Jason and Dad got what they came for - a big pig sandwich and we left soon after. Mum and Dad were in the mood for shopping so we wandered a bit longer and then we headed home and left them to it. It was a very quiet day which is definitely what you need sometimes on big travel excursions. That night we had some very good pizza which Jason dubbed as his best of the entire trip. We got two Margarita, one Napoli (capers and anchovies, which is quite strong) and some kind of spicy ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed