Hotel Villa Elsa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... his idea. Pretty clever guy. He starts by making the decision not to tear down the old cathedral but by incorporating it into the new design. So the new Duomo slowly started swallowing up the old one, but still no one knew how on earth they were going to make the dome. Brunelleschi made up the designs as he went, made up tools as he went, and built the biggest dome ever constructed on the fly. They had no way of transporting that much ...
... not before 8pm. I managed to have a bit of rest. I may even have slept for a bit. Then I finished off yesterday's blog which I'd had to pack in after midnight last night and lazed around until it was time to saunter forth. A block away we found a Tuscan restaurant with the photos to prove it has been there for over twenty years which I took to be a good sign. It was. I had a risotto with king prawns and then a cod stewed with tomatoes. Very nice indeed! By ...
... to make up more than the originals! Having waited out a thunderstorm in the museums I wandered through the bobbolli gardens which were very green and cool and very devoid of flowers as no one these days can afford the work or water to do them on a grand scale. Only the island garden was blooming and it was very fine. After that i wandered back over the ponte vecchio looking at all the jewellers and not liking anything, well anything that didn't have a Cartier label on ...
... singing the entertainers decided we need to dance so played the birdy dance and the macarena! We were very surprised they could play these on the accordion!
To keep the night going most of us made our way to Space nightclub for a disco night. This ended up being a good night although the Italian boys were not so fun, legal age to go out in Italy is 16 so some very young boys were hanging around us. The other drama being one of the girls not knowing her limits ...
... little shop selling treasures like aged balsamic vinegar, some 100 years old and costing 400 Euro, and had a tasting of a 15 and 8 year aged balsamic, which were both beautiful. It made us realise what **** in comparison we are buying in supermarkets back home, and we vowed to return before leaving Florence to stock up on some gourmet goodies. About to drift off to sleep, watching the beautiful frescoed ceilings in our room. Buona ...