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... many hundreds (who's counting - I'm not Rick Steves...who says 463) of steps inside the double shell of the Florence cathedral dome. The cathedral, (real name: Cattedrale di Santa Maria dei Fiore, or Saint Mary of the Flower) built in the late 1200's, stood a hundred years with a huge hole there before anyone could figure out how to top it with the world's largest, at its time, dome. Filippo Brunelleschi used a dome within a dome concept, ...
... is a bit much, I am trying to enjoy a cup or cone at least every other day :)
With a cup of lemon and strawberry gelato I made my way into class where we skype called a man who is running the food security project in Mozambique. We have had two afternoon classes because due to the time difference, our 3:00 class can be one of their first appointments of their work day.
After class I met with my professor who I am completing my ...
... I'm getting the hang of it, but I certainly can't type as fast as I can on my own! So, bear with me on any typos I might have!!
The weekend began, so I stayed up late on Wednesday and skyped! I finally got to talk to Benjamin, so that was exciting! I had so much to tell him! If any of you are wondering, my skype username is sabrina-mason. So, if you have skype, please feel free to add me and we can chat via the wonderfulness of technology! Jessica has been ...
... security again, and after trying to explain in my best German (which I know none of) what my contact solution is used for so they didn't take it, I was on my way.
I arrived in Florence, and got on the bus to take me to the city center. It was drizzling rain by the time I got here. Got out my umbrella and walked the 20 minutes or so to my hotel, Hotel Dali. Layed down and slept for about an hour and then ...
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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.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.