Hotel Villa S. Michele
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... walked some more it was kinda hazy out. This place has hella markets and their is a bridge that sells nothing but gold and silver kinda crazy. I love the meat and produce markets they have here. After a couple of hours of walking around checking everything out we went back to hostel and chilled and went to sleep. Got up this morning and had breakfast and then went back to the coffee shop to see if that girl was there and she ...
... wines in the world, most of them disappeared (the wines, not the soldiers.) However, before the soldiers arrived, the then-owners physically walled up the door to one of the cellars, so it looked like nothing was in there. Then after the soldiers were cleared out and the family could return, they were able to bust down that part of the wall and get to their safely untouched wine that only they knew about. CRAZY, right?!
When we emerged again, blinking, into ...
WOW! My brain kind of hurts from everything I saw, experienced and learned today. The day started with a Florence walk. Frescoes, sculptures, and palaces, oh my! We walked all around Florence for over three hours with a guide who was a wonderful storyteller. Klaus, our guide really brought the history to life. Then I went on a two ...
... some more nice green spots around center. But not in the center it is nature's heaven! From center we headed more south, crossed river, checked ponte Vecchio (bridge with houses and shops on it, thought it is really small) and started to climb hill, which brought us to Belvedere's forts, then just walking around vineyards and reaching Michelangelo square, from where you can see a beautiful panoramic view of Firenze. Day was beautiful again, really warm, we got few drops of rain in ...
... up from there (from crocodile to ostrich they ranged from 2000 to 5000 euros), guess I'll start saving now! The rest of the day was filled with eating and shopping (creme brûlée gelato was so delicious!) I won't bore you with the details of that but I managed to come away with some pretty great authentic italian leather goods! I am however still thinking about the bag from the leather school. This trip is coming to an end and we're on our way to our last destination: ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center