Villa San Michele by Orient-Express
Travel Blogs from Fiesole
... was just a small stone plaque on a clearing. The rest of the trail was through wooded areas but eventually we came to a clearing that had a great view of Florence. We continued on the trail until it spit us onto a main street...but it was not the street that we had anticipated. Lost again we hiked up another hill until we came to the main area of Fiesole town. We hiked up another hill to the church which had another great view ...
... on the ceiling, lovely artwork and a beautiful Baptistery which during it's first few hundred years did only Baptisms on certain dates during the year and only the men and the infant were permitted on the main level; the women stood on the level above and watched. Weird.
It got quite hot in the town and we wandered around looking at the shops. Our tour guide locally was a beautiful girl; she was the epitome of how I picture beautiful young ...
... out after a few glasses of wine. Everybody is global. People aren't just here for Italy alone. They've come from Barcelona, Paris, Prague, etc. and more often than not are headed somewhere else after here. Who are these people and how come I haven't figured out their secret? If you want to meet people at a restaurant, order Tiramisu. It has sparked a conversation with the people at the next table every single time. This ...
... again... haha... oops!
Tuesday: Happy 20th Birthday Kristin! Tuesdays are the busiest mornings around here and we were all flying to get into the shower and put our make up on since 7 out of the 8 of us have a 9am class. We all walked together to the Piazza Strozzi, I mean 7 hotties walking out of the same apartment, dressed to the hilt, you can imagine the cat calls we get, even the bank security guard has something to say! haha... Manoela was ...
... s at the end of "It's a Wonderful life." It was beautiful and it made me think of Christmas time at home. Getting to hear them all was one of the neatest parts of the trip so far. It was priceless and I'm so glad we went back down to the amphitheater after touring the museum!
Next, we just started walking! We found a local bakery with scrumptious looking sweets and mouth-wateringish loaves of bread. I think I might have to go back there! There was a shop with ...
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