Hotel Da Vinci
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... thank goodness. I am typing this entry sitting in the portico looking over Pistoia. Phil and Diane said they are having a lovely time. Di bought a $10 one size fits all dress at the market and she loves it.
The daughter of Giorgio has just brought us these tuscan specialty crispy bread treats filled with garlic, rosemary and parmesan cheese - yum. What a lovely family Giorgio has.
... around the city. It reminded us a little of Vienna with beautiful buildings and statues around every corner. We had a traditional Tuscan dinner in the evening at a local restaurnat recommended by our hotel which was fantastic. We sat next to a lovely English couple who were planning a trip to New Zealand later in the year. We gave them lots of advice on where to go and how long to spend in each place and also gave them Mum and Dad's email address in case they make it down ...
... s had. When they moved to the new palace across the river the town council moved in and so all the artwork on the walls and ceiling have been retained. It was amazing to get a sense of how they lived and to see stone steps worn down by all the people that had walked on them.
After that we headed back to the Duomo that Florence is known for as Geoff & Liam had decided they would climb it - just a mere 418 steep steps with a warning about not ...
... climbed today, not to mention all the other walking with the tour! We sat underneath the bronze statue of David for awhile, entertained by the people that you see all over Europe selling those little helicopter things that they fling really high up in the air, especially when one landed on a taxi that was passing by. When the wine was finished we headed back down through the city, stopping to take a photo at il porcellino as there was now no other people crowded ...
... We tried to get to Fiesole last year, but alas, the rains kept us at bay - plus…COLD! It was bloody cold in April when we arrived in '10. The five of us emerged from the taxi in the village square. A tiny market set up in the square greeted us attracting locals and tourists alike. Fresh pasta, breads and cheese - lots of cheese…I know Steve was in heaven what with the cheese selection. Surprisingly, he did not make a purchase, but ...