Travel Blogs from Montespertoli
... 30 minutes and a small conversation with the cute waiter, we were on our way again to find our hotel. Both in better moods, we had already forgotten about our earlier fight and came across our hotel not too far from the café.
Waking up the next morning, we were ready to leave Florence for good. We ventured over to the local post office so my best friend could post some of her shopping home and spent an hour and a ...
... olive oil and salt), prosciutto ham and some incredibly soft cheese. Whilst we were savouring the taste sensation we were given an introduction to the wine regulations and standards of the Chianti region. This includes the Doc-G accreditation and the Black Rooster label – both of which ensure that the bottled wine meets an excellent standard that is guaranteed. A true Sangiovese wine must have no less than 85% Sangiovese ...
Today we traveled to the Galleria dell'Accademia to view Michelangelo's David. The statue was approximately 25 feet tall and was very impressive. Since Michelangelo carved the David in the 1300s, it was a revolutionary piece in design and architecture; it appeared almost flawless to the naked eye. The detail in the piece is easily recognizable through King David's forearm veins, among much more. Michelangelo carved it out of a spare piece of marble; he was given the piece because it had ...
... stage), so I ask her "What's your conspiracy theory on the deer, dear?" Italian radio is still not working for us as you can see. Even I know I shouldn't go any further with this story!
Other than that, today we visited a bunch of towns which were uneventful but all pretty in their own way, and it was a reasonably leisurely day after all of Florence all in one day! That was trying but well worth the trip (Gosh, I'd give up Florence for another week ...
... had some pretty cool architecture and art work such as the statue "David", leather making, a monotonous speaking tour guide zzzzz and the most intense fresco painting i had witnessed by Dederico Zuccaro, located inside the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore. Lets just say that after looking at these paintings, you too would join the church!
Highlight: Cocktails by the pool in florance / Leaning tower
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