Hotel Villa Stanley
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- Continental Breakfast
- TV Channel One Russia
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Pretty sure I've never slept 12 hours in my life....until last night! Today was a short day due to a bit of a late start. We had a quick breakfast, shower and straightening up and off we went. We needed to get a bunch of food and wine since Mark and Ann will be here tomorrow. We really like the shop across the Ponte Vecchio, crowded as it is on a Saturday! We also encountered the Polizia di Finanza (tax cops). He flashed his badge and asked if we received a ...
... meters wide. We were in awe at the artistry and the architecture. When we couldn't follow the homily, we stared at the art before us (without getting caught by the clergy!)
After church, we went to the Galleria dell'Accademia: the museum that houses Michelangelo's David. The art exposed is quite impressive; David, however, is beyond magnificent. It is said that once you've seen and studied Michelangelo's ...
... 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 ...
... t pan out. After a canceled train in Riomaggiore which resulted in an hour delay, and a train delay in La Spezia that went from a one hour 40 min delay to a one hour 50 min delay to a two hour delay it meant stopping in Pisa just wasn't an option if we wanted to make it to Florence. We experienced a similar delima trying to get to Cinque Terre in the first place (we pulled into the bus station as our bus pulled out, and there wasn't another for two hours). None of the taxi's in ...
... out the hotel door for a view of this amazing city. We went straight to Sante Croce, a church that houses the remains of Michaelangelo, Galileo, Dante, Machiavelli... there were obviously many important people buried in this church in the floor and around the walls! We then walked up to the Ponte Vecchio! This bridge is just filled with high priced jewellery shops...it was easy to resist
the temptation of buying anything because of the prices however there was some ...