Hotel Villa Liberty
Travel Blogs from Florence
... to the bus (which was sad but otherwise there was no way back to the accommodation) so we started to head back in that general direction, browsing a few of the shops. As we were almost back to the bus it started to pour which was actually really lovely because it was SO HOT. - After a relaxing afternoon again (I had a nap) we went to dinner with Amy, Ang, Kym, Eliza, Pappas and I and I got yet another pizza. While we were eating we spotted Ash ...
... is difficult. There are copies of the DAVID statue everywhere and the original in a special museum. Our guide was euphoric in her description of how Michelangelo carved DAVID, including every muscle and even the veins in his hand. -WHEW!
everywhere there are kiosks selling statue souvenirs, and outdoor restaurants for the sport of people watching. Lunch is about $10 for a ham/cheese panini and great ...
... now a massive art gallery. Following the city walls up a steep hill beside the *** park, I bumped into an Italian bloke I’d chatted to in the hostel, part-way through his jog around town - both of us rather surprised. Arriving at the Palazzo Pitti just minutes before last admission time, I spent several hours wandering its immense network of rooms, admiring paintings by artists such as Titian, Donatello, Raphael and even a few by Monet in the modern section. ...
We must admit that we are sad to say goodbye to Rome. It was truly a blessing to have gone there and experience the city. We felt so comfortable in Rome and now Florence feels so awkward to us. But after walking around, getting lost and of course asking the locals for help on directions....we are finding ourselfs a little bit more relaxed. We had dinner at an old Italian restaurant.... I got away from my pasta and got the famous local beef.....it was a little raw for my taste but ...
... today. I'm inFlorence and scanning for interesting hands! Following our visit to the Accademia, we embarked on a "tour"; the Renaissance Walk, as written up in the Rick Steve's book. It took us out into the streets between the religious centre; the Duoma and Medici Chapel area, around and through the 19th century Gothic styled Orbanmichelle church and down the major pedestrian streets to the Palazzo Vecchio. This building which has a turret was taken over by Cosimo ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed