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Today we awoke to a late breakfast in Poggibonsi. It was nice to sleep in for a bit and relax. We looked more into Greece while relaxing at our airbnb house. We took off about 1pm to head to rome. We had to take a train back up to florence and then a train to Rome. Both went very smoothly. We arrived at our airbnb about 6pm and decided to get some dinner. We walked about 2 minutes to this small pizzeria that was decent. During dinner we saw people ...
We finally got rid of the rain and got our feet on the ground of Florence! There are so many interesting things here...it's going to be a busy stop on our itinerary. This morning we walked down to the river (just a quick pass by the Duomo & Baptistry on the way, we'll go back later) and walked across the Ponte Vecchio. It's not a terribly exciting bridge, honestly, it's just a bunch of jewelry shops. What I (Bonnie) really enjoyed was finding the bridge next to the Ponte Vecchio that ...
... it did smell a bit as it was just like the thermal hot pools in New Zealand, with the mud etc. we found that all our swimmers smelt for days afterwards of the clay, but it was worth it.
we finally arrived at our accommodation in Tuscany. it was a beautiful bed and breakfast and we were on the first floor overlooking the valley. it had a small kitchenette downstairs and was furnished exactly like we imagined a villa in Tuscany ...
... looking out the window. And I just got a fine, like mama said. €5 not 40 and I should have known. That night though we got stuck in a rainstorm on the way to see the second fake David. First real rain all trip and heavy enough to make me want to buy one at a silly price from a street ...
... kidnapped by Zeus. The Verrocchio room is beautiful and contains an example of
David, recently restored and very different from Donatello's version, and the
'Dama col Mazzolino', which means Lady with a bunch of flowers, a marble statue
renowned for her exquisite hands and the painstaking detail of the various
layers of her dress.
is and remains one of my best museums in Italy, it gives me a real travel in the
past…in a glorious Italian ...