Hotel Duomo Firenze
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- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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... had to hear the deliberations. Anyway we woke to all four alarms, (only two, but Bridget sets hers for three consecutive times) we caught the vaporetto at the right stop that was going in the right direction and got to have chocolat caldo and panini for Bridget and Brioche alla Crema for me at the station in a warm room. The train system appears to work well, with our train leaving to the exact scheduled time and arriving on time to the minute. Bridget pointed out that the time ...
... was a stack of rubbish lying around and did not leave a good impression on us but then the park opened up and the rubbish disappeared and we could enjoy the beautiful coolness of the early evening and the many other people walking and enjoying the park. There had been a festival at the other end of the park that had obviously finished and people were walking away from it Takeaway pizza was for dinner and it was very tasty. Tomorrow we explore ...
Today we headed off early towards Italy - first stop... Pisa. There are quite a lot of migrants here who apparently are under the control of the Chinese Mafia who promise them passports and a new life in exchange for there work selling fake handbags. Italy take great pride in their Leather industry so being caught buying a fake can set you back €10,000 in fines. I think I'll leave the fake Prada thank-you!!
... anyway). And the hotel we stayed at on the trip only fed us carbohydrates for dinner. No vegetables and no meats.
After lunch, Nathan and I went off by ourselves to explore Florence. We wanted to see 'The birth of Venus' painting and the statue of David but it was a Monday and both museums were closed. That was disappointing, but we still got to explore the city, go shopping (much ...
... Picked up Pete from the hostel. Made our way to Michelangiolo square on a small hill on the south side for postcard views of the city. Slow stroll back down took us past Santa Croce and a quality homely panini place. Also went inside the Duomo, and saw the Gates of Paradise. Spent the rest of the afternoon at the Uffizi gallery ...