Borgo al Cerro
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... contradas. (I think there are 9 contradas in total). The picture of it taken from the air looked beautiful, with the horse race track around the outside of the paving.
On we went and came to the Piazza del Campo which contains the famous gothic 'striped' cathedral built in Sinena in the early 1200's! Here I go again but this was absolutely INCREDIBLE. Had to see it to believe it. As much as I rave about Yorkminster being my favourite cathedral, I've ...
... needed a nap...macchiato after we woke up and time to watch the weddings...see the picture...one of about four. We came back up for supper...caprese salad and some cheese and salami. After clearing up, we went in search of the Rificolona parade. What a fun thing...nuns, priests, monks, kids with lanterns and bad boys with pea shooter....drums and flags and a bazillion parents and grandparents! Home now and looking forward to Mark and Ann arriving tomorrow ...
... got to see some lovely Tuscan countryside, green rolling hills (which was uncharacteristic for this time of year as they are usually brown from all the sun) and taste some spectacular Italian vino.
Arriving back in Florence we hurried off the bus, dodging the little Asian lady who decided upon herself that everyone she had talked to that day (us included) deserved a hug... she must have been drunk - although she was one of the ones spitting a lot of wine out. We got away ...
... me here tonight and we will go to the fish pub. I will be here all night, don't keep me waiting!" Even though I told him a few times that I didn't have a phone, he wrote his phone number down for me on a piece of paper and slipped it into the bag with my jacket. Pretty sure he was at least 30 - 40 years old. Crazy Italians! Haha I'll always remember that experience whenever I wear my new jacket that's for sure.
... it is all marble. Some of the features on the sculpture are deliberately disproportionate like his hands, but that just goes to show the great level of detail.
After a bite to eat we checked into our correct hotel and then made our way to the Uffizi Gallery for our second guided tour of the day. So many masterpieces to see ...