Hotel Paggeria Medicea
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... as we hopped back into our van, the tour buses were pouring in/flooding this little town. Another reminder of how lucky we were to book through an individual vs a tour group! Today I write before dinner because we're all still too full from the amazing lunch we made in our cooking class! We arrived to a quaint farmhouse on the hillside at Il Vicario Cooking school to roll up our sleeves and learn to cook some authentic Tuscan favorites! Beyond the ...
... few that we read about in history books or get introduced by a tour guide, but just as importantly the millions more that neither achieved nor sort notoriety or prestige. I climbed the tower of the Palazzo Vecchio, and we spent the afternoon at Piazzale Michelangelo which looks down over the city from a hill on the far side of the Arno river. From these two vantage points, it becomes clearer why this city more than any other captures my imagination.
Florence has ...
When deciding which program I wanted to go abroad with, one reason AIFS stuck out was a two week orientation in Florence, Italy before classes actually began in Rome. The orientation would consist of getting acclimated to Italy, taking a 2 credit Italian class for three hours a day and meeting and getting to know all of the kids in the program. During this time period we also were able to take short day trips to Sienna and Pisa and ...
... the sights. So we had dinner at the hostel... and they sold "buckets"!! Basically, you get a free-poured small bucket of popular cocktails ie sex in the beach, or piña colada! Yum, but lethal! haha Ben and I shared a couple between us, enough to get sufficiently tipsy before heading out to the karaoke bar! The karaoke bar was basically a shout-fest with people on stage ...
... the day and go to a nearby town called San Gimignano. It's a cool medieval town in the Tuscan area. When we first arrived we went to a medieval torture museum. That stuff was intense. Wow. I was in shock most of the time. The different methods of torture had me really upset. The worst part, is most of the reasons for torture wouldn't even land you a ticket nowadays. Jonathan was the only one really into to it, so the rest of us left him in there and ...