Travel Blogs from Florence
... similar to U.S. highways. In fact, other than not being able to read the signs, I found it to be even easier than driving in Australia. Once we arrived in Florence though, my perspective quickly changed. We hit Florence at about 6:30pm, clearly still their rush hour. In some ways it reminded me of India ... there would be two lanes, but 4 lanes of cars packed into it and motorbikes would fly by in the narrowest of gaps. As we got closer to the hotel the tourists crowded ...
... building in Florence so if we ever get lost, we can all just meet up there. While planning this trip, we made it a point that we want to climb all 463 steps up the Duomo. Note: there are no ticket counters at the Duomo. You can get your tickets everywhere else such as the Bell Tower or the Crypt for 10 Euro each. Note: the 10 Euro ticket grants you access to the Dome, Baptistry, Bell Tower, ...
... helped me get mine up on top of a pile of suitcases. This area is for the larger luggage but I didn't realize that until later.
I'm in Business class (only $40 dollars since I purchased the ticket well in advance), where there are only 3 seats in each row, 2 on one side, a single seat on the other. Each seat has a tray-like table in front of it that is shared with the seat facing it. I was in a single seat across the aisle from 2 couples. They had ...
Sarah's mom, Pam, was coming into town so we had to go into Florence and pick her up at the train station. Therefore, we spent the day exploring the city of Florence. The first stop was the Cappelle Medicee where they had some crypts so we some dead pope's bones inside glass shrine things. Kinda weird, but whatever. They had a pope hat there too, which was cool. The Basilica di St. Lorenzo was connected so we went there to find out the passes we bought ...
We arrived at Ancona at 730am. Our ferry cabin was comfortable and we slept quite well. We were a little confused on walking to the train station and unfortunately no one spoke English. We managed to get a train to the main train station and ran to catch the train recommended by the information lady. After changing trains we arrived at Florence but got off 1 stop early. Luckily we were together. An old man got of after us and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed