Farmhouse Residence Casa Italia
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We started our adventure first thing in the morning at the Accademia to see David of course. With the Firenze card, you get in the short reservation line and head right in. Luckily we were ahead of most of the tour groups so we were able to turn the corner and see the amazing David masterpiece without the crowds. First you walk through some of Michelangelo's unfinished pieces. And then you stand and just gaze at the huge marble statue. I still can't ...
... to transport it around is one for Mr Google.
it was also interesting to see how plaster moulds were made of clay moulds which are then transformed to marble using a bit of science and maths.
We wandered off then and ended up in the Signora Square which has the impressive Civic Hall plus fountains and loads of colourful people just hanging around. Decided to save the ...
... hiked and boated around the cinque Terre all 5 towns was a great experience and all so worth it. Next day We went site seeing and shopping in Florence. There is so much good quality leather (handbags shoes and jackets). Shopping is great :). We went out for dinner then to the Hard Rock Cafe for a few drinks (few to many strong ones), was a great night together. We tried to find a local bar but there was nothing mini bars and gelati places in one. Loved Florence, Tuscany and the Cinque ...
... is so amazing. You can see the veins in his hands. It doesn't seem possible that you could carve that out of stone. I learned that one if the amazing things about the way Michelangelo worked is that he didn't mark the stone and plan where to cut. he just worked intuitively, allowing the forms trapped inside the marble to emerge. In fact, the piece of marble he used for David was a one that had been rejected by everyone else ...
... I guess that's a bit of sweet revenge on the monastery who was so closed minded about his music. David is 38, and looks a bit like Rafa Nadal, and with the sweetest personality too. Given we had never met him before we got on extremely well. He treated us to lunch at a wonderful little restaurant near the Ponte Vecchio ) bruschetta - 9.8/10 - the highest score yet, carbonara for Katie, again about 9.5 and a superb chicken madera dish for me, with the ...