Hotel Helvetia Thermal SPA
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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The failed hunt for ceramics and Ognisanti involved my getting up and out before Jake saw the light of day. I combed a few ceramics stores looking for the "il professore" ceramic or something like it, but alas, no luck. In the first store I visited, the man gave me a lecture on how Amerigo Vespucci was superior to Christopher Columbus. It was most amusing! I peeked into the Ognisanti Church looking for the robe of St. Francis, but was told that the robe was now in Assisi. Ah ...
We arrived in Sienna at around 11. We proceeded to the Palio. Immediatley one of our members ran to get pizza. Which made sense, we didn't eat breakfast. We went into the Palazzo Publico to study the art. During the last week we spent ime with our professor studying these very pieces. Let me tell you, seeing art that you know is sooo much better. the ability to decipher the parts and pieces of the masterpiece changes your perspective of its beauty. In this building, which ...
... Lorenzo Market where they sell everything on the planet from squid to leather bags. So far, after a week in Italy with no particular agenda, I'm realizing that I'm guided more by vacation gods than maps. After circling I dont know how many churches and gelatto stands and umbrella hustlers, We finally found the central market with only 15 minutes left till closing time. One thing Ill say about Europeans, is that they live a much healthier lifestyle than ...
... Island and made my way through the Jewish quarter. Lots of kosher food shops. Ruins of the Area Sacra, notable for the current cat sanctuary in one corner of the excavations. Quick walk back to the B&B for the bags and the train. Florence was cloudy when we arrived. Found our way to the hostel through the San Lorenzo market. Settled down before going to the Accademia. ...
... in the mixture in front of you …and ..Eat!!! (It was wonderful…so tasty... it had the most incredible aroma and the taste!!! you add the lovely, crunchy freshness of the vegetables…it really was one of the most amazing dishes.)
Next course (Primi) was the famous ‘Daniele's Risotto’ which didn’t let us down…boiled and cooked with a good red cabernet instead on stock and water…with a nice amount of grated ...