Hotel Santa Croce
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Today we got a slow start since we had no scheduled trips. It was raining in the morning but we decided to head out in the afternoon to see Santa Croce. It was a beautiful church where a lot of famous people were buried- Michelangelo, Machiavelli, and Galileo to start! Afterwards, we crossed the Arno River to hike up to the Piazzale Michelangelo. …
We woke up, had some breakfast in the hotel and were off in search of more adventure. Our first stop was Palazzo Davanzati, which just happened to be right beside our Davanzati Hotel amazingly enough. It is the old residence of the Davanzati family. We were told we could only see the first three floors of the museum, but as we made our way to the …
... his own, and his wife's. I wrap a protective hand around my cup as he playfully eyes my new obsession.We make our way to ...
... a couple of euro on homemade ravioli. The only downside to all of this is that the food here doesn't stay fresh as long. It is very fresh when you buy it, but within about two days it goes bad. So I have a feeling I will be making a trip to this market on a regular basis.
I am sure that I will continue to be impressed with the food here and my cooking ability. And, I doubt that my trips to the market will lose their magic. I just hope this doesn't result in the "Junior 15".
... penne pasta I was ready for bed. Our hostel was very cute and nice to come "home" to. Squeaky doors and wooden floors with hodge podge furniture and really thick comfy quilts all made it feel very homey. I was still recovering from the illness I developed in London so after a does of Nyquil I was out for the count.
Day 5: Tuesday
On our second day in Florence we slept a little bit later than normal before heading out into the cold to find breakfast. About a ...