Hotel Villa Stanley
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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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 …
... 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 ...
... poetic aspect of Florence is hearing the church bells toll throughout the city at various times of the day. There is a striking painting on the inside of the Duomo dome which is a depiction of heaven and hell; something out of Dante's Inferno by the looks of it. This painting would be enough to terrify most folk. Florence is known not only for its remarkable art collection but also for its leather goods. I had been storing up my 'shoe allowance' ...
... rotation up the interior of the dome. It was an insane experience with a couple hundred sweaty, out of shape strangers. Once you pop out of a 3 foot hole at the top, there is a fabulous platform where you can enjoy a 360 degree view of Florence and the hills of Tuscany - well worth the hike! Needed some food after that adventure, so I walked across town to a nice outdoor cafe and enjoyed a break in the shade. Met a couple in their 40s who where ...
... As we did this in class for 3 hours, we get to stare out the window to the tuscan country side and mountains, listen to music and we even got lots of peanut m&m's :). After class, we came back home to Jenny's cooking. She made us delicious mexican food with my favorite homemade guacamole!! In the process though we somehow accidentally managed to melt one of our cooking boards on the stove.... that was interesting. Also our friend Yami from school ...