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... some amazing sights including Michelangelo’s David, the original David’s sculpture stood in the Piazza Della Singoria for 350 years before it was moved to its current place in the academy of fine arts. In its place now stands a 19th century copy. The Piazza Della Signoria is an open air museum with countless sculptures that dramatically depict political themes of the 14th century. We also saw the Santa ...
We arrived in Livorno at 8.00am. Our tour today was to Pisa. We met our tour guide and headed to Pisa which takes about 30 minutes. Our tour guide, David was excellent all the way to Pisa he talked about the area and what we were looking at. When we arrived in Pisa, we then took a trolley train to the leaning tower which is about another 10 minutes. The leaning tower is ...
... destoyers, aircraft carriers etc.
From La Spezia we drove to Porte Venere, which is a beautiful medievil township that was cleverly built on the face of the rocks on a small waterway inlet and doubled as a fortress. The 4 or 5 storey dwellings we immediately abutting each other making it virtually impenetrable by pirates and opposing forces, such as the Genoese. It was established in 1112AD. Immediately behind the first row of houses there ...
This morning we pulled into the port of Livorno, Italy just before 7 a.m. Livorno is on the upper Western coast of the country. It's a very industrial area, not pretty (at least not from the ship). Cruises dock here because it is the closest port to Florence and Pisa.
While most cruisers went on excursions into Florence, I chose to see the Cinque Terre area, which is on the very top of the Italian coast. We met at 7 a.m. and boarded ...
... the beach/ocean. This city had a few more intricate streets, a church to examine, a couple different “lookout” spots. We grabbed an ice cream on our way back down the mountain. We grabbed the train around 4:35 heading to Manarola.
Once again, this city had a main street. At the end of the street, it yielded a great view of a rocky bay and allowed us to see the city actually sitting on the cliffs. There were a lot of people swimming and ...