Frantoio delle Grazie
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... of Florence were and those with money learned and paid to have residences built in Fiesole up 'on the hill' to take advantage of the views!
This city has walls and an arch too (I guess all big cities have walls and arches). Here, the arch was built in celebration of the fall of the House of Medici from power. The Medici family was partly responsible (with other families of power positions in politics and government) for ...
... downing the calamari with some draft beer from the bar across the way, we made our way to the Accademia, a 10-minute walk to the east of the market.
In 1563, Florence's Academy of Fine Arts was founded here as the first school in Europe devoted to teaching the techniques of painting and sculpture; and its collection of artwork was started in the 18th-century to use for instructional purposes. Nowadays, however, ...
... of my visit was a tour by one of the museum staff of the King’s apartments, a series of vast chambers kept closed to the non-guided public for all but a few days of the year. These, along with the always accessible Queen’s apartments, include the royal bedrooms, bathroom, visitor’s waiting chambers and other rooms for entertaining guests. The King’s rooms were furnished with wall tapestries of silk and gold thread, ancient Chinese ...
... to also have popcorn so when I saw off to the side one of those small popcorn machines, with popcorn inside and all sizes of containers on the side, well I helped myself. Later, I didn't see anyone else eating popcorn so I hope I didn't overstep—ha!
This was a wonderful, eclectic day, productive and yet with surprises as well. And it only rained a little bit while I was in the gardens. Plus, the movie was over by 6:00 PM and I was back to the apartment before ...
... a place where they still run horses round the square - Piazza del Campo - this is a town competition and everyone crowds into the square, watch from windows and balconies, as the horses do 3 laps. It must be ******* the horses as one side of the square is paved in marble slabs.
I have never seen so much marble, they use it to cover everything.
Then on to ...