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This morning I could actually sleep in for once and when I woke up I took the parents on a tour of Florence! We started out at the Duomo! I made them climb the 406 stairs all the way to the top! This was my second time doing it, so I at least knew what to expect! We then toured the Duomo, the Crypt, and also the Baptistery. We then went for lunch at the Oil Shoppe, which is one of the ...
... br> I posted a link below about it if you would like to read more about it. But basically the Pitti Palace was designed by Brunelleschi himself for none other than, Lucca Pitti. Pitti felt the palazzo to be too grand in scale and wanted it cut back tremendously. When Cosimo Medici died, Pitti fell to financial hardship and was forced to sell the palazzo to, guess who, the Medici's. But of course they were the only ones left with enough funding to carry such a ...
... glass windows and doors and lifted our backpacks into the overhead storage. We said thank-you but he demanded we tip him. We had been scammed. I gave him some euro coins as it was clear he wasn't going to leave us alone and then settled in for the ride laying over 4 empty chairs and hugging my handbag.
We didn't realise that the guy had actually put us in a first class cabin so when the ticket inspector came around he told us to move. But we didn't. ...
... somewhere cool to escape to. The only issues have been the 84 steps ('Mum, I've forgotten my sunglasses' - 'tough, I'm not going back up to get them') and that you can't have more than 3 applicances on at once or the circuit fuse flicks off, so we rotate between air con1, air con 2, washing machine, dish washer or oven.
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* The bread being super crunchy on the outside and it can be hard to find softer bread - an option is ...
... the Basilica di San Lorenzo. Pedestrians are surrounded by stall after stall of street vendors hawking their goods. Leather purses, t-shirts, leather jackets, tchotckes, leather gloves, and just about everything else one could possibly want...75% of it in leather. I wish they'd hurry up and invent smell-o-vision; it was that kind of enticing. Like any street market, there was a mix of decent quality items and cheap knock-offs, and it wasn't all that ...
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