Travel Blogs from Florence
... one of the big bus tours like we were used to. It was a little air-conditioned van with two girls from Edinburgh, Scotland, the tour guide and a girl from the tour company. We hopped in and immediately we left with our first stop being a castle.
The amazing thing about Florence is that if you go east or west you’re dealing with suburbs and outer communities, but if you go north or south you’re instantly in the rolling hills of the ...
... just arriving. At about 3:15 they started to let us in (there were about 30-40 of us waiting outside the Fort). Once inside (which is still outside), I followed the signs to the building having cooking demonstrations, but never found them. Instead, I was in this huge 1st floor (our 2nd floor, remember) room with booth after booth of crafts, leather items, clothes, toys, shoes, mops. It was the mops that made me think this ...
... or something like that) onto the train as it was pulling out, we discovered all the people in the low seats got on at the other end and wanted to pass us as we tried to get to their end....would have been funny if I wasn't so tired. Now we're on the train and one of us is snoring...making all the young people giggle! And an uneventful trip into monterosso but the views along the Ligurian Sea were breathtaking...at least for the one of us ...
... eating what looked to be something awesome. With all my travel expereinces in hand, this could only result in good things right? No, it didn’t. I latter found out that this kebab style food was a local ‘delicasse’ of you must, which is made from Cow’s stomach commonly known as trippa!
So all in all, Florence was incredible! It would be the last time we would see our good friends Loganand ...
... Da-Vid in Italian. Then we climbed the Duomo and got good views of the city. There was a ton of people trying to climb the small and narrow staircase at the top. There is a lot of shopping for cute clothes, bags and David stuff. We have had the best food ever here lots of fresh pasta and more gelato!
We went to a museum right across the street from our hotel, it was called the Academia. I saw my ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed