Hotel Il Cigno
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Since Sunday's in Padova are really boring, we developed the habit of driving around northern Italy. We saw a lot of nice cities already. Last week we went to see Bologna, the oldest university. well we weren't able to look at it, because it is closed on sundays. But the red city was also nice to look at. It is called the red city because the stones are actually red marmor, and also because ...
... had a really good honest talk with us all about growing up and really taking advantage of our surroundings - telling us that any time in your room is time out of the tuscan sun pretty much. We went to the grocery store and grabbed some more drinks because we are sick of water at each meal already, although I'm varying with some coffee. I have finished all but a few parts of my homework...Which is to log on to the CJI website, come ...
Off to explore the sights of Florence – over 30 museums to choose from – do them all – I don't think so!
Climbed up a hill to get a view of the city (has a population of over 400,000) – visited a large cathedral called the Chiesa di San Miniato al Monte – very impressive. Then walked half way down to the Piazza Michelangelo – nice views and a large statue of David. The girls brought some small souvenirs from ...
... But it was fun we hung out and just chilled.For dinner we went to a place called Mayo and you buy a drink and get free food! It was a lot of fun and most of our roommates went! Then we went and sat on our favorite Bridge =] Its my favorite place in this city right now!
It was a great way to spend a night! We have to be up pretty early tomorrow for Chianti. Not to mention we only have a week left in Florence... which is really sad :[ I don't want this trip to end.
... CDs of classical Italian music onto it, but I've been able to save my sanity by whipping it out when I see a crowd of kids coming, and go on serenely listening to Gregorian chant in the monastery, Palestrina in the basilica, Renaissance lute music in the Uffizi and Puccini from the top of the tower.
Well, it's definitely time to catch the train, I don't have time to load any photos I'm afraid, I will try to add those later.
Ciao, ciao for now.
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