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... bakeries" get really crowded later on in the night/morning, so we were lucky that there was no line.
Because I didn't bring my laptop, I cannot upload all of the photos until I'm back in Copenhagen, so more picture and descriptions to look forward to then!
This morning we woke up on the later side, and as usual woke up to a cup of coffee while hanging out with Sarah. One of Tom's friends had studied in Florence last year and told us we had to go to ...
... to think that during the high season a historic/tourist board would allow the degree of restoration works that they have on so many major attractions.
Time Out: Positive, positive, positive!!!!
What are we doing, sitting in our hotel room cursing out the possibility of not seeing a couple of attractions, I think we have hit a wall. Travelling non-stop for almost 5 weeks we were obviously pretty exhausted and we had to remind ourselves that we are on a world trip that ...
This was also where we had our lunch stop and boy did lunch turn out to be controversial. I’m not sure whether the waiter was just a nasty person or whether he was having a bad day. It all started when we asked if we could either move to a table in the shade or get the umbrellas put up (half the group were sitting in the midday sun). Begrudgingly they put the umbrellas up. Then there was the 'oil and vinegar’ incident. Normally when ...
Leather shops galore and gelaterias on every block….
This morning we picked up ham and cheese croissants from a local café and easily found our way to the Galleria dell'Accademia where we discovered a very long line for the "non-reserved" entrance.
As Mel noted, you wait in more lines at Disney than we have on this trip. Doug…we will compare notes later. In hindsight though, the €4 reservation fee would be worth it. We ended up ...
... the main piazza of medieval Florence. Also Cosimo, the father of Lorenzo de Medici had his cell here to meditate. He gave a lot of money to San Marco to restore it..I actually heard a tour guide say his group needed to skip the Fra Angelico exhibit in order to see the rest of San Marco. Now that is weird.
I decided to return some other day and follow the rest of my plan. I did get lost in the medieval quarters near the House of ...