Demidoff Country Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- TV Channel One Russia
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... The town is small enough that you do not need public transport; all the leather markets, jewelry stores, and any store you may want are within wallet distance. In the afternoon, we visited the Duomo with Bunelleschi's dome. The exterior is extremely ornamental which belies a plain interior, with the exception of the dome. The kids climbed the 470 steps to the interior of the dome, we had gelato. ...
It's been a while since the last post, that's because my brother decided we need to go catch an earlier train to Florence. So we sat there for 4 hours because it was sold out and we had nowhere else to go.
Yesterday was our final day in Venice. We tried to go to San Marco but instead I bought a fountain pen and my brother a chess set of Cyrus vs Alexander. Now we all know Cyrus never fought Alexander, and that should have been our first clue ...
... allows us to skip the line, which is a big plus since some are really long and move slowly. The card cost 72 E (about $100) each, which is expensive but we think it will benefit us as some entrance fees are 30 Euros, not to mention skipping lines.
Our first stop was at the Uffizi Gallery, which is said to have the greatest collection of Italian painting anywhere. The exhibit features works by great masters, such as Giotto, ...
... with big screen TVs all around. We walked around the market area a bit longer and continued to be amazed how many vendors there are in Florence selling the same types of merchandise. Many of the street vendors are from Africa....its entertaining to watch them pick up their stuff and run from the policia. I saw a woman being scolded by a police officer for thinking about buying a bag from one of the illegal vendors. We headed back to Cafe ...
... right hand tightly clenching the rock with which he is to defeat his enemy, bulging veins visible, and the dare I say perfectly sculpted buns of steel, make for a truly imposing sculpture. The only disappointment was that no photos were allowed inside the Academia, meaning no accompanying photos of David for the blog unfortunately, although we did snap a few of the smaller replica David statue outside the Palazzo Vecchio, which now stands where ...