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- Continental Breakfast
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... and character, they are extremely photogenic, and this all means they get their fair share of tourists, but thankfully, not at the expense of all other considerations, ordinary day to day life continues in amongst the visitors.
Rightly proud of it’s history, Volterra was staging a medieval festival based on the year 1384, and rather than the scenario described at the top, it would not be an exaggeration to say that it seemed like the whole ...
... was closed and the streets were empty.
This small town's claim to fame is its Etruscan heritage. This Etruscan importance emanated from the Greek-trained artists who worked here. Today, alabaster shops abound here. We love the translucent qualities of the stone and we spent a lot of time in the many alabaster shops, finally selecting a more rare agate colored bowl to remind us of our visit here. ...
... it off on most of my friends.
The next day I woke up early with my roommate Maddie and we had a guided tour of the Accademia and Uffizi Galleries. The Accademia was very small, but Michelangelo's David is the most spectacular sculpture I have ever seen in my life. I do not use perfect very often- but David is absolutely perfect. From front to back, there is not one flaw. I could have stared for hours. The Uffizi Gallery was HUGE. Maddie wasn't the ...
... and it included breakfast. The downside was it was outside the city walls and although only about a half mile from town it was all down or up depending on the direction you were going. For now, it was all down. We walk through an old etruscan port and down past a small church. Another steep hill and it is mostly level to the hotel. As we are early our room is not ready, but we do get to leave our large packs which was the main goal. Back up the hill, through the ...
... the summer of 2001 (or 2002, not certain of date), because I was wearing shorts, so I've always had a smoldering personal resentment (which is, I understand, completely irrational, but fun nonetheless). That summer was quite hot, and I always felt that tie and jacket on a hot Florentine afternoon (perhaps 40 deg Celcius!) was asking a bit too much for a second rate church ! I photograped the outside and its ugly piazza (equal with SM del Carmine, also ...