Hotel dei Vicari
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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... normal;">And lots of barely employed people - every museum, exhibition, monument, display, whatever - every room has a person/zombie standing/sitting half asleep, and doing nothing, but I guess it's also why you have to pay to do anything at all - even to have a pee costs you!
Anyway, we arrived in Florence/Firenze (have to keep using its correct Italian nomenclature, because people ...
So a 5.15 departure from our hotel saw us parked and walking to the track by 6am.
The place was already packed, we managed to find a spot on the hill overlooking the whole track, Casanova Corner - it had a huge video screen so we were happy. Down side, no shade a very hot sunny day.
We soon realised we were in the hooligan area, chainsaws being revved up and smoke bombs going off.
We soon made some friends around us and the day started with ...
... up and see the statue of David. The Museum opens at 8 15 and so I try to rouse the lump of heavy breathing in the bed next to me and nothing doing she aint moving. I walk down to the museum myself and strike up a conversation with an older Adelaidian in the line directly ahead of me. As I rocked up at around 7 40 the line was only 20 people long. As we spoke the line grew and grew but not just our normal people line but the line full of reserved tickets also grew out ...
Today is the day Larry and I have been looking forward to since early this year. We hired Alessandro last year for two days touring of Tuscany and it was wonderful. We thought it would be a good way to show CnT the smaller towns of Tuscany not accessible by bus. Alessandro picked us up out front at 9:30 sharp and we headed out of town...a bit slower than last year as there was road construction. We started at the church of ...
... of a different part of Florence, I am looking out at lovely green hills and tall trees. Coming back down I decide to skip the main steps and take the longer winding path and spare my poor knees. It is still quite a walk back across the Pont Vecchio to our apartment and we are tired when we arrive. It is our last night and we are having a late dinner at our favorite local restaurant so we have time to put our feet up and enjoy a couple of glasses of Prosecco before heading back out.