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... Fiore Cathedral which is the third largest cathedral in the world after St. Peters Basilica in Rome and St. Pauls in London. It was built in the late Roman times between 4th and 5th century AD. The magnificent Dome was built by Filippo Brunelleschi while the campanile was partly designed by the artist Giotto.
We walked to Florence’s famous bridge. The medieval Ponte Vecchio Bridge spans the Arno River at ...
... are the other buildings around it, the cathedral and the basilica. Heaps of people everywhere. People trying to sell you stuff all the time, copy watches, belts, bags all sorts of things, however it is a criminal offence if you a caught buying anything from these people as they are trying to stop the sale of copied products. However this doesn't stop them coming up to you ...
... little mainstreet (anly about 2 to 3m wide) and then other shops and dwellings behind that. The only access to the town was via a main gated entrance and 3 disguised and very steep stepped tunnels, not visible from the sea. There was also a fortress and church on the leading rock protuberance to the town.
From there we travelled by boat across the Le Cinque Terre, which includes a grouping of 5 smallish villages (Riomaggiore, Manarola, ...
... right on the water. The town was built around an old castle from 1100. Like everywhere else, there were lots of narrow, steep staircases that led to the top of the city. In this area, they grow a certain type of pine nut (I think?) that is used in pesto. Apparently it is the best in all of Italy. A lady let us sample, and it was amazing. I didn’t even think I liked pesto. I purchased a small jar and a piece of bread.
... dock but we took RCL's tour for the convenience. The bus drove along the Aurelian Way – the ancient Roman road leading to where else, Rome. All roads led to Rome. Our Guide Amanda said the tradition of planting trees along this and other Roman roads began because the Romans wanted their roads to be shady. "No, Madame, these are not the original trees the Romans planted 2000 years ...