Demidoff Country Resort
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... sangria. It is a tasty treat. We dined over great conversation and truly felt what it is like to live here and not just be backpackers. Tomorrow, Sarah and I are going to Chianti on a wine vineyard tour for the day. Stayed tuned my friends! Highlight of day: shopping and Soyoung's cooking. She is single boys, get at me if you want her digits ;) And that is our last couple of days. Here are some pictures. * Note that the pictures may not be in order, this blog app has some kinks to fix. ...
... outdoor bar (no tourists) Fiesole - best views of Florence, olive trees and dwellings on hill side Basilica San Croce - burials of michaelangelo, Galileo etc Osteria il gatto e la volpe - amazing spaghetti napelotana and vino rosso Alessandro & Anna Laura from ...
... and Giulio, his brother, who died early in an assassination attempt in the Duomo and is modestly buried under the altar.. The sculptures really look much better when they are all seen together in their setting. The building is necessary to appreciate the sculptures. I did get a bit claustrophobic with all the visitors milling around in this small space, so I got out of there. More on the hospital later. ...
Some places we visited in Florence/Firenze:
Uffizi Museum (Galleria degli Uffizi is the real, Italian name)
The Florence Duomo (Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore). We climbed the 463 steps to the top of the dome for the great views of Florence. The climb also took us around the inside of the dome, just below the gross, creepy ceiling of art. There were paintings of monsters eating people & many other nasty scenes. Interesting choice for the dome of a church.
Last Tuesday in class, we made parmesan eggplants and tiramisu. I was in the group who made the tiramisu (only 4 people got to do it, so I quickly ran to the front when she asked for volunteers haha) It was really interesting to learn how to make it and it's actually really easy!
After class, some friends and I took a day trip to San Gimignano and Siena. We took a bus to San Gimignano where we first stopped at a family-owned vineyard for lunch and wine ...