Hotel Villa Stanley
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- 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 …
... Vasari, to build a passage way that would allow him and the Medici family to move freely from their residence, now in Palazzo Pitti on the other bank of the Arno River, to the government palace in Palazzo della Signoria.
Luckily for us we were able to walk this hidden Vasari Corridor - Medici's secret passageway -above the streets, between the houses, even passing through a church and above the Ponte Vecchio.
... 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 ...
... Mary (mother of Jesus). It is a lantern festival. Nate and I weren't sure what was going on but we following in with the parade of people for about 45 minutes. This happened within an hour of us getting into Florence (which was another adventure all together!).
... the nervous anticipation of winning this prestigious competition. The booming voices and the unrestrained gestures of Italian ...