Country Hotel Borgo Sant'Ippolito
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of buildings that make up Florence Cathedral on the Piazza del Duomo in Florence, Italy.
On the death in 1302 of Arnolfo di Cambio the first Master of the Works of the Cathedral, and after an interruption of more than thirty years, the celebrated painter Giotto di Bondone was nominated as his successor in 1334. At that ...
... and turned and had us walking in circles.
The Bardini gardens were slightly nicer than the other, slightly more formal with magnificent views over the city of Firenze. We struck out with fountains almost everywhere and being the end of summer there was not a lot in the way of flowers, and the signage was typically Italian. The gardens looked a little tired and neglected. We found the Roman gates, the ...
... an alternative of cheese spread and bread......we get zip. They're really nice people who run the Hotel but cant understand why we wont eat their breakfast. It's easier to ask for another coffee.
We get showered and pack all the bags and lug the stuff downstairs, we've got to get to Milan's Central Railway Station and we're told to get on the Number 91 bus on Via Romagna....so it's the usual walk round the block ...
... around the main piazza. It takes place on July 2 and then again in early August.
All that being said, Sienna is stunning, up on a hill with gorgeous views of the countryside.. The main piazza is like a big shallow bowl, surrounded by medieval buildings. I could have spent a week there.
I have included a picture of the oldest continually running bank in the world, which is in Sienna, Banco di Paschi, which has been around since the 1400's. It has had ...
... our kitchen counter and broke once we got home. So of course when he found out that I would be going to Italy for the semester he looked up where the watch boutiques and headquarters were so I could get it fixed since he had not had any luck before. So, being the loving wife and daughter that we are, the first thing we did was head towards Via della Vigna Nuova to find the boutique. We walked all the way down and saw nothing. So we turned back around and finally found a ...