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... well worth it. I think I might head off to the Pitti Palace again as I really enjoyed it the other day and the Di Boboli gardens are meant to be well worth the visit. Well went back into Pitti Palace - this time I saw the Costume Museum and walked around the Di Boboli gardens. Formal Italian gardens with a long walk up to the top. Each pathway was surrounded by tall hedges I am guessing for privacy but unfortunately there was no view ...
... has staked out since she's been in Florence. She could definitely have her own iPhone app with tips on each spot. They were so cute and we will be coming back to a few of them for shopping soon!
We grabbed a quick slice of delicious pizza for the three of us to share - tons of tomato & garlic! We needed just a little bit of somethin in our stomachs before we started our class. These to-go meals always seem to be a quick slice of pizza ...
... are less than 15 minutes(ours were 9 and 12). We buy our bus tickets for San Gimignano at the Tabacchi shop in the Poggibonsi train station. The 40 minute wait goes by fast with a lady from England stopping to ask if I speak English. Do I look Italian?She is trying to buy a bus ticket from the train machine which isn't working so I point her to the Tabacco shop. The bus departure board has our bus leaving at the same time as another bus. The wierd thing is they both have the same bus ...
... are narrower in Italy and even though we were driving on a tollway there were generally only 2 lanes each direction which meant a lot of lane changing to pass the many trucks on the road. There are also hundreds of motor bikes on Italian roads and they will generally want to pass you at a great rate of knots! We noticed the Italian drivers continued the European tradition of NOT indicating that they were changing lanes and some weren't always convinced that ...
... enjoyed the Italian surrounding which was just so charming. There are a lot to see and visit in Florence but instead of visiting the museums, we decided to just take pleasure in the bursting feel of Italian Renaissance surrounding us. We found some form of art in every corner of Florence. The city itself is like an open art museum!
I did not expect to like Florence so much. But I did.
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