UNA Palazzo Mannaioni
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- Swimming pool
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- TV Channel One Russia
- Continental Breakfast
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... where I quickly spotted Father and Son, but it took me a few minutes to find the Holy Spirit... ), and brilliant frescoes by Ghirlandaio, and Lippi. The Cloisters here are fabulous too, as is the Spanish Chapel, entirely covered with Bonaiuto frescoes. I've seen my fill of religious art for a while now! Food has continued to be a most important part of life here, with seasonal favourites of porcini mushrooms purchased fresh at the market and enjoyed at home. Cheeses from markets ...
... The city did not want flying buttresses because Florence's enemies in the North used buttresses! We found out today that Brunelleschi and Ghiberti both competed to design the north doors of the baptistery, and when Ghiberti won the competition, Brunelleschi went to Rome to study the Pantheon dome, so that he could design the dome for the Duomo in Florence. So in this case, it was a stroke of luck that he lost the competition for the doors, ...
... at the hotels and it has a touch screen that you can choose your coffee and in 30 seconds your cup is full! When it comes to coffee the Italians definitely do it right.
This morning we went into the Uffizi Gallery. There we got to see some of Botticelli's most famous works such as the Birth of Venus, and the Primevera. We also got to see the only painting Michelangelo ever did. I know it sounds weird that there is only one painting of Michelangelos, ...
... of the Duomo of Florence. Following this, we had lunch and meet back at the Duomo where the student of the group and any parents that wanted to did a Amazing race style hunt around the city of Florence in groups looking for certain landmarks that were listed. At each land mark the groups had to have photos or video of the area and personalize it with a theme. ...
... There goes our budget! Advice to Italian travelers...ask if it is OK to sit at a table if you just want to enjoy a drink to avoid this type of reaction! The salad was good but peppered with the rude comments from the manager it left a bad taste in my mouth. This was my first experience of rudeness in Italy, and hopefully our last! Damon says: Boy, I wasn't prepared for this place. Every guide book I had read up to this point totally trashed this gorgeous city, maybe ...