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Travel Blogs from Florence
Our trip today took us from the hostel in Milan to the Vespa museum, about 40 minutes west of Florence (John will write about this in another entry), to our accommodation in Campi Bisenzio, which is a township just west of Florence.
Our hotel was hard to find, but well worth it once we got there. It's located on a piazza (a small square/ …
... cooked to perfection! To top that off I got my first chocolate soufflé which took the meal to next level (seriously delicious!!) that night we wandered home via the streets artists with drawing on the pavements and everyone else just hanging out. We packed our bags ready for 7am flight the next morning.. What were we thinking there.. I'm not sure?!!! Overall florence was great for shopping and even greater for eating! Not only added weight to my bag but to my butt ...
... bus and bought a bottle of the white wine to enjoy later that night at the hotel. Once back on the bus, we had a 20 minute ride to the nearby ancient medieval city of San Gimignano, Florence. This looked like something straight out if King Arthur's Court, seriously... This city was a medieval city. We walked the streets awhile before settling In the town square to enjoy some gelato from "Gelateria di Piazza" which is apparently the world's best gelato place 4 ...
... to Florence.
We are in Florence now. We were in the square in Florence where there is a famous museum with the statue of Dante in one corner. Florence is famous for gold and leather. We saw a gold scarf. It was very heavy and quite amazing. Nan and Papa bought me a pair of high leather boots. They are very beautiful.
Florence is the home of Pinocchio. I sat on a bench with a Pinocchio and Papa took ...
... we lugged our stuff upstairs (only an elevator up one floor). The room was large and subdivided into a room with an outer single bed, and we had a tiny door leading to a small balcony instead of a window. Hey, it worked out well for our afternoon wine and cheese breaks.
Exhausted from the uncomfortable flight, we had a nap (somehow those airline seats are less forgiving to older bodies). ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed