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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... which is situated behind a church which has already regaled us with several choruses of bell ringing. We were greeted by Paolo our congenial host and have explored a little of the city, found some groceries and we are at present moments away from falling into bed, overjoyed at the prospect of being horizontal while attempting to sleep.
Our trip over wasn't without it's dramas. Our flights ...
... and went to the nearby market for lunch and to buy yummy things for a picnic dinner. After a rest we went to another church Santa Maria Novella which has some amazing 14C frescoes and lovely stained glass. After several very rich and filling dinners out, we ate our picnic tonight on our roof terrace - meats, cheeses, salads, fruits from the market washed down with Prosecco - ...
... day in Florence where we bought a 10 Euro ticket that got us into numerous museums and sights including the Duomo which was the main one we wanted to go into. So we went into the Duomo and saw a pretty impressive crypt and artwork within the church - it was pretty impressive seeing the crypt and the ruins of the old church over which the new duomo was built. We then waited a fairly long time in a line to try and get up to the top of the Duomo - probably the longest we have had ...
... from the day before in any major way. That said, I do feel like I am starring in my own unique adventure with the reversal of my usual world of working hours during the day and leisure at night. No longer do I need to worry about having been out too late partying to do an effective early morning job, I am actually ready to go bright and early California time to work on various art and other projects I'm commissioned to complete.
... So that's why I like to do it the way I do, so there is flexibility and I can do things how I like on the spur of the moment. At the moment I kind of have my heart set on working in a hostel, maybe in Toulouse, Bordeaux or Lyon, and possibly teaching English on the side. But I know I'll change my mind a few times before that. So I prefer to not commit to anything to far in advance. I got into Florence at 11.30am and made my way to the hostel. I had posted on Facebook that I was ...