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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Franchi Florence
Hotel Franchi is initially hard to find (needs much better, bigger signage), but it is nice, clean, basic accommodation near the Amerigo Vespucci Airport in Florence.
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Week 20 cont... 16/07/2012 - 18/07/2012
I arrived in Florence at about 3:30pm and then made my way to my hostel. I stopped over at a different hostel and grabbed myself a map of the city and worked out how to get to mine. My hostel was in a really good spot close to everything which i was fairly happy about. I starte getting sick of catching a bus 20 - 40 minutes into the main town. I checked into my hostel and then made my way into the town where i was supposed to ...
Despite pretty good navigational skills we arrived a bit behind it instead of straight on (you can't see it from afar as the buildings lining the narrow streets block the view.) All for the best as I might have fainted otherwise!! It is a magnificient building -- there isn't a picture out there that does it justice. It puts San Marco in Venice to shame. The different coloured marble changes colour even more as the sun hits it. I lack the words to describe it. The masonry ...
... and Kristin bought a black cotton dress. By this time my head was throbbing so I headed home to hopefully sleep it away, while the girls continued their search.
It was still there when I woke but it was more of a dull pain so I took some more Ibprofin and headed off to the grocery store since I was out of pretty much everything. Shopping by myself was quite the experience since the usual grocery who follows me around Conad every week wasn't there ...
Ciao ragazzi e ragazze,
Well what a month it’s been. Apologies for the delay in updates but the internet has been playing hard to get.
So leaving Tizzie and Santos for our second WWOOFing farm was a sad affair, we really bonded with them and felt at home at the foot of Mt Etna. After three weeks of sharing their life, we were very sad to depart. They kindly offered to take us to our second WWOOFing place, around a 2hour drive south. So there we were, in a new home ...