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... when everyone strolls, has a coffee or drink or gelato, converses, and catches up on the day. We wandered somewhat aimlessly, enjoying perfect temperature, late evening sun, and the sounds of children playing up and down the street.
Dinner followed, served at an outdoor table by a charismatic waiter who delighted in introducing us to the specialties of the region, from local wines, to mussels in special sauce, ...
... polite coughing on the microphone, and a momentary halt in proceedings as the host wafted his clipboard around to clear the all consuming fog. Great fun, especially when the old fire engine did this too. They nearly had to put themselves out!
We decided not to stay for the singer and small orchestra they had lined up as a finale, assuming of course, they hadn't been smoked off the stage and taken to Pronto Soccorso, (A&E) by then.
... times. The city is actually famous because it was an area first inhabited by the early Etruscans and there is a museum, there, with a collection of their artifacts. (Stuff) As well, part of the wall dates includes a gate that was started by the Romans though it had some Etruscan "heads" on the top. As Rick Steves pointed out in his book on the area, that's what a head looks like when it has been left out in the elements for 2000 years. We also viewed a ...
... is very expensive over here in Italy, besides wine,
so of course we were going to take advantage of this deal! Some of my
roomies ventured to a different bar, while Stephanie and I went to
Astor! We met the club owner, who was from Chicago, so we got free
drinks while we were there! It was a 10 minute taxi ride up a mountain side, where it
overlooked the city of Florence! The views were breathtaking at night,
it was unexplainable! There was an hour wait ...
This morning we started out for the Duomo but the lines were very long at 10am so we thought we would try the Acadamia again, but it is not open on a Monday. I still wanted to go into San Lorenza church, which is the church attached to the Medici chapel. On the way we found the Mercato Centrale and went in there. This is full of fantastic produce - fruit, veges, fish, meat, poultry, smallgoods, offal, oils, pasta........ It was great to see it all. We ...