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Clean brand new hotel with an amazingly helpful and welcoming staff!
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... spinach ravioli etc) and we enjoyed a lovely evening together.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
This morning after breakfast we went for a walk in the local area and did discover some gorgeous new areas. Craig and Phil went on further. It is nice to walk whilst it is cooler. Craig said there were more horticultural farms along the hills and they went quite a bit ...
... proud of myself afterwards. should havedone it in the afternoon so I could have a drink without looking like an alcoholic.
After that I walked over to the baptistry to find the road blocked off and loads of people standing around. I had heard mention of some cycling going on in Florence but I didn't realize it was a full on road biking competition : toscana 2013. It was so exciting, I watched some french and belgians and Netherlands come past ...
... some pictures of the property and getting online while Dan and the kids slept in. We packed some lunches and caught the 12:22 train to Firenze (Florence). It was another super hot day. I took a picture of the weather app on my phone...100 degrees!
The one thing that Ethan wanted to see in Florence was the Museo dell'Opificio delle Pietre Dure (Museum of Precious Stones) since he's particularly interested in the periodic table. ...
... 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 ...
... that served coffee and 'make your own' salads and sandwiches. As with cool coffee shops back home, tons of American college students were there. Funny how that works. After eating, Kara had to leave for the train station to meet her tour - I sat there and wrote for about 45 minutes (not the leisurely writing morning I had imagine, but it still felt restful and restorative to me).
I met Kathlee and Amy back at the B and B and we left to go meet our tour group. On our walk ...