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Just back from a huge day exploring Florence - what a beautiful old city it is. Day started off overcast and we thought we would be in for another miserable day, but once we arrived in Florence it was perfect.
Had a fabulous local guide who walked us around the city and pointed out all the interesting bits. The highlight was going to see the original Statue of David - amazing. No photos were allowed in the ...
Florence 'the most beautiful city in Italy'-I'm not sure I agree with this quote but it's definitely a great place. Piazzas full of huge historic statues or churches magnifying social circles. This place is the home of Renaissance art. Botticelli, Micheal-Angelo, Carravaggio - they're all here. When I was at college I studied Art History. My teacher Huw was small and round. A welsh Henry VIII. I had a brain crush on him. The guy was full of so ...
... and listen as you walk around. Make sure you don't just download his podcast, but get his App first from the Apple Apps site and then download the individual audio guides. They are better than the podcasts as they have photos of the paintings which enables you to hopefully track down where they are. But in the end the Renaissance style of art just doesn't grab us. At least not me (Paul). Rosanne says she is beginning to warm to Renaissance art, but she has studied it as part of ...
... nearby. We stumbled upon a food market and locked in lunch and some dinner (fresh ravioli, sun dried tomatoes and pesto...boom!!). On the stroll home we came across a few quality little finds. The first was a statue carving school (at least we think it was as we wandered through their courtyards...not sure if we were meant to be in there). Second and possibly the find of the day.....a football ...
... more enjoyable knowing that we would end the night with some a plethora of good laughs and great company.
1) Wake up to breakfast served right outside our door by the Florentine Angel, Nicolette… I have said in the past that we have met such and such who is one of the nicest people we have met, but lets just say that Nicolette brings that word to an entire new level… She is a beautiful soul that's main goal in life is to make every ...
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Swimming pool
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