Travel Blogs from Florence
... and finished off the meal with olive oil cake. I only wish I had felt better or I would've eaten more! After lunch, while we waited for Bernardo to bring the car around, Dario gave us all shots of grappa - it was pretty rough stuff but I didn't get carsick the rest of the trip!
Back in the car, it was a short ride to the next winery, Renzo Marinai, which overlooks the Golden Valley (called so because it used to be planted golden with golden wheat but ...
... and just high on life.
Headed to the Galileo museum but turned out it was closed. Decided to cross the Ponte Vecchio. This bridge used to be lined with butcher shops many years ago. Today it's packed with jewelers. Blinded by the bling I made my way up the hill to Palazzo Michelangelo. Found the other replica of David. The view from here is perfect. You can see the whole town. Took some pics and headed to a church and cemetery further up the hill. The ...
... particularly grateful for my cell-phone that provides step-by-step directions and recalculations to ensure that I make it to where I need to be. I’m also grateful for my cell-phone because I can always Google directions, ‘pin’ my exact location and get to where I want to be... until I came to Florence and that wasn't the case anymore. I couldn't use my phone to point me in the right direction because I dont have WiFi outside of our apartment. ...
... I keep shocking myself on how much I have grown over this past year. You learn to do everything on your own and not have the comfort of your parents helping you. After doing my own grocery shopping and translating the language so im not buying cat or dog meat, my own banking traveling and cooking you learn pretty fast how mature you are.
3. Becoming Culturally Diverse: Being culturally diverse is a skill set I will have the rest of ...
... amazing! We changed our idea of traveling to san minialto for the evening as the temperature was so hot and the climb up the mountain so far that we decided to head home and treat ourselves to a good dinner out. What a great idea! We found a restaurant called il piazzola that served authentic southern Italian food around the corner and had an incredible dinner out! Liam says: We all decided to get pasta and it was delicious( mine was ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet