Hotel Villa Stanley
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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Our start of the day was to Old Florence, to visit the Acadamia museum, where Michelangelo's David is. We were able to see some of Michelangelo’s other works, included some unfinished sculptures. There is much debate about whether he intended to leave these unfinished or not. I have a new appreciation for Michelangelo, seeing how amazingly he …
... Duomo from now on. In the evening we went to a little wine shop by our house and bought a few things. I wasn't to sure what I was purchasing but ended up with a nice bubbly white wine.
This morning we met up at the studio at 9, and went over things like how to use items in our apartments and the washers-- which really do take like 4 hours to wash your clothes. We were suppose to be going to a few places today ...
... the Medici family, the most significant dynasty in the era of Firenze (Florence). Michael Angelo was sponsored by them, as we found out in the local museum where we were able to see his statue 'David'. Sitting in Macca's now opposite the staton in Florence waiting for our train ...
... I should know why it's impressive and famous! Today it was also great to hear the impact of the writings of Ovid, Dante and the curiosity of Paganism as Christianity was rising. I'd not remembered the presence of John the Baptist in many of the Rennaisance paintings and might read up on that when I get home. I am really hoping that my obsession with gelato subsides soon. I thought it had passed until I walked by a dangerous place called Venchi; there is ...
... arrived at the station about 8:05, and the driver grabs my bag and ushers us completely into the station, finds our platform and sends us on our way. Very nice of them to show such concern for us. So I start slowing down to catch my breath and sigh in relief because we have 10 minutes before it's leaving....and the whistle blows, meaning the train is about to leave!! What the heck? So with no time to read boards or verify the train number, we jump on the train....we were sort of in a ...