Hotel Villa Elsa
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... the Ponte Vecchio. Then had a late lunch and headed home for a rest! Back to the markets later and this time got my leather jacket after much bartering!!! Met up with the group to go to Piazza Michelangelo lookout to watch the sunset! Purchased awarding winning sandwiches and wine and climbed the hill that overlooks Firenze. Spectacular views, great company, food and ...
... San Lorenzo vendors known for their leather goods. Fanueil Hall pales in comparison. Mario Batale's franchise brainchild, Eataly, with a huge presence in New York and coming soon to Boston, takes up some of the large bustling space.
Entering the market, our eyes, ears and noses are assaulted by the colors and smells, This is when it's nice to have an apartment with a kitchen, and we choose beautiful ...
... were wandering around the stalls, and people certainly did not look as wealthy as their Florentine cousins. Whereas women in Florence (who always appear to be sooo slender and fit) look impeccably dressed, the same did not appear to hold this morning in Pistoia. But it was fun watching the activity as people shouted greetings to each other, and there was much kissing and back-slapping amongst the crowd. There were also loads of kiddies and dogs ...
... still doesn't understand why there is a bust of John McEnroe in the Uffizi Gallery......they cannot be serious!
Walking away from the gallery, we heard and then saw this exquisite guitar player, Piotr Tomaszewski - playing all the classic Italian romantic melodies - we stood and listened with goose bumps....of course we (actually Jan!) bought both his CDs. So when we arrive back home we can be transported back to Florence, through this music !!
So after the ...
... The most notable piece in this gallery is definitely Michelangelo's David. It really is awe inspiring to see it in person. Note: You CANNOT take pictures. The staff will yell at you for trying to do so. The other art was nice, but nothing too notable. There is this room with a lot of statue heads so that was kind of creepy.
Since we still had a lot of time left before we can go to the Uffizi Gallery (we booked ...