Hotel Grifone Firenze
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... equally unbelievable. I really envy people that live in Florence for the food itself! The portions were generous as well, and my stomach literally hurt from eating it all!
We walked from ZaZa to Sarah's friends house to hang out for the night. On our way, we crossed over the bridge and passed Ponte Veccio, which is the oldest bridge in Florence again. It's a gorgeous scene at night, with the shops reflecting in the water. With the weather being warm, I wouldn't have minded sitting out there all ...
... and they sold us a ticket for the Accademia as well. So easy!
We walked up three flights of stairs before emerging into the halls at the top of the building. The walls were covered with paintings and various sculptures lined either side of the hallway from end to end. We thought we recognized some of the paintings, but the crown jewel of this gallery was the Birth of Venus. We found her quickly where a crowd was ...
... the Boboli gardens behind the palace. So we bought tickets and entered. I was expecting flower gardens and although there were some rose gardens and peonies (of which I took pictures for my dad the gardener), it was mainly green vegetation and trees. Almost like a maze. And there was a rather steep climb to the top but we had to do it because the people on the bus tour told us to. In fact, there were some very nice views from up there.
We also found ...
... the region we are staying in is called "the black rooster" region which signifies the chianti wine is made 100% in this region. Not knowing very much about wine, I quickly learned that more expensive wine does taste better ... Dangerous lesson! We then hopped back on the bus to an ancient fort on a hill called Monteriggioni which was an incredible site, but not the greatest winery. We headed home quite satisfied from our tour. We woke ...
... much look at a mans genitals. There is an open museum and one of the famous statues is the Perseus and Medusa statue. Inside the one building there were still frescos and decorative ceilings and columns.
As I carried on I got to cross a bridge, Ponte Vecchio, that had jewelry shops on either side of it. As you can see it was hot and some people were making the most of it sitting in the sun on the bright green grass below it.
Every now and again I came passed a ...