Demidoff Country Resort
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... about old foodies? We like to eat too.
We travel back to this foodies' heaven for a great dinner of local Tuscan foods, eaten outside, later that evening. This is a fabulous neighborhood and it is filled with young professionals and students. Lots like an Italian version of Williamsburg, Em!
A quick walk back to our digs, and Elena awaits. Our apartment is located in a palazzo. I didn't get the year ...
... the adults. The town itself has an historic centre with many churches, historic walls on three sides, as well as a large fort on one of the corners. We visited the Cathedral of San Zeno which has a fabulous silver altar of St James from the 1200s made by many artists such as Brunelleschi (no photos allowed), plus a Bell Tower and a Baptistery. Unfortunately the Bell Tower was closed when we tried to climb it, so we didn't get a good feel for the layout of ...
... his OS goals. A new leather jacket. .
Finding a nice leather anything is an almost futile endeavour in Brisbane, as the market is so shallow, and the local merchant buyers so misinformed, (or worse, based at the other end of the country), that a good leather coat can not be purchased. So Florence is the place to do it. To say he is happy is an understatement. Anyway, that's just the first half day!!
More to come in the catch up..
... inner dome walls, I had a dej ja vu moment of standing on the exact sane steps with my mum and younger brother taking a break on the way up. The view from the top was amazing, the mish mash of streets curving this way and that was so visible and just like the spider web it felt when walking in the streets below. I loved looking out over all the buildings, all there own distinct shade of yellow but still fitting in with the surrounding buildings.
The way down ...
... ourselves in the midst of a downpour, so do as the Italians do, go eat! After a leisurely lunch we decided to go to the Ponte Vecchio bridge and then walk the fabulous pedestrian areas and shop. Florence is great even in the rain, but for sure we will come back again in the future. Tomorrow we venture to San Gimignano and wine tasting in the Chianti area. Diane and Dan ...