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... direction with no particular plan. We decide to head North and West – why not?
We walk among the many different bespoke shops on this side of the river. So very many storefronts dedicated to art restoration, silk manufacturing, textiles, jewelry and….SHOES! We find a particular store – Roberto Ugolini and enter. Mr Ugolini is working with three students as they all carve away at leather creating soles for each of the shoes ...
... and other shops. Volpaia stay in the middle of Florence (40 km) and Siena (35 km), about 50 minutes by car. In summer there are many tourists that visit the village from all over the world, but anyway it is a quiet and relaxed place. You can go around Volpaia to walk or to bycicle, and see the beautiful landscape of Chianti. You are welcome in our Caste/House!!! Alessandra and Palmiro See also: http://travel.usnews.com/Tuscany_Italy/ ...
... to myself, "f*cking Americans..." before realizing the awful truth that I, too, was American.
I hurried to the Uffizi Gallery, probably my favorite place in the city, and went to take a picture of an older woman having a tough time handling an ice cream cone, and realized that, like a moron, I left my memory cards at home. So I had to lug around my camera and my two lenses in the heat and sun without even being able to use it. I hate how blatantly forgetful I am ...
... and many other works of art - even the Roman statues that the Medici family had acquired for their Uffizi. We saw the Medici bridge, the David replica (which stands in the original square since the original statue is in the Academica Museum that we did not go to) Walking back and forth from the train station, we also saw the Duomo several times. There was an ancient "soccer" type game called Calcio ...
... neat to look at all the old instruments he made and used. After a little shopping (of course) we climbed the hill to Piazzale Michelangelo. This hill overlooks Florence from across the Arno River, the views were just amazing. There were so many people sitting on the steps drinking wine watching the sun set on Florence. We ended our day with spaghetti and wine, which was delicious! We love ...