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... and then marked up their block of marble to know where to chip, Michelangelo worked free hand. He believed he was simply chipping away the excess stone and revealing the figure already contained in the marble. At the end of the Gallery stands Michelangelo's 17 foot tall David, carved from 1501-1504. The statue of David was meant to commemorate the liberty of Florence, a republic which had recently won its independence. The biblical youth who slays a giant ...
Today we did the hop on hop of bus for the day.We saw some amazing things ,the history is amazing,we went to the lookout and could see all of Florence,we walked and wandered the beautiful streets,.We had lunch at the fresh food market,which was un believably amazing all the cheeses ,meats ,pastas just beautiful.we had lunch there and it was so good ,after lunch went a done some shopping at the markets ,anther big day ,but loved it all ...
... is the beautiful cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore. Adjacent is the matching Giotto's bell tower complete with sculptures by Donatello himself! (Well not quite, the originals were replaced with replicas so that the original masterpieces could be housed safely in a nearby museum). The building is massive, at 500m long and 38 metres wide and it looks as though the whole building is constructed from green and grey marble.... The third and final ...
... Tonight after climbing the stairs to the top of the cathedral and looking at Florence from a sky line view we went to the open air markets where we found a couple of cool things! Them we walked a mile to the grocery store to pick up some pesto and pasta, salad and fruit. It was so good! We cooked and then chilled inn the apartment for a bit and got some needed rest from 12 to 8! So awesome. All for now. ...
... one more thing, particularly for travelers who are planning their visit to Florence. If you are a fan of Galileo, I recommend a visit to Florence's neighboring hilltop town of Arcetri where he and his daughters lived. The walk there was peaceful and tremendously pleasant, a lovely escape from the crowds and long entrance lines of Florence. But one should view it as a journey and not a quick-see. There are no signs to ...