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... classic Ponte Vecchio with its gold and silver shops. Above the shops is a private corridor linking the Uffizi Museum on the north shore to the Pitti Palace which belonged to the Medici ruling family on the other. Apparently before gold and silver shops there used to be butcher shops so the corridor helped rulers to avoid the smell as they walked into town! We discovered we would have had ...
I stared the day very slowly. I was able to sleep in! I left early for lunch and walked around the city before meeting Sarah for lunch! I found a beautiful ring! After lunch Sarah and I walked around the city just exploring! After I just spent the rest of the day in my apartment doing homework and studying... There's a reason it's called STUDY ...
... many of the tours.. They have all been amazing and full of spirit and honour. You can tell they really enjoy what they do!! They actually made it interesting and they have "peaked" my curiosity.. Mom seems to be taking it all in and is in "awe" most of the time.. it's kind of like a baby or kids seeing things for the first time... Yes she has been speechless numerous times!! I know I know but it's true! haha
We did an extra tour of The Academie Gallery.. Yes "David" ...
May 15Two really great things today (at least!) In the Museo del Duomo is one of the great Ghiberti doors, entitled the Gates of Paradise, removed from the Baptistery in the 1990's to clean & conserve, now encased in a giant, temperature controlled glass box in perpetuity.Combining a goldsmith's delicacy with a foundryman's bravura, sculptor Lorenzo Ghiberti condensed the Old Testament into ten panels to produce one of ...
... and Boboli Gardens. Then, back to the apartment for some lunch and a break before the Bargello and Uffizi. We really only went to see Michelangelo's sculptures at the Bargello--knowing we have a limited amount of museum fuel!
And finally, it was time for ...