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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 …
... sauce) followed by a T-bone steak barbecued the Florentine way, followed by tiramisu and berry cheesecake. Oh and music! of course there was much serenading, and the little Italian man chose me (sitting as far away as possible) to dance with. Much embarrassment!!!! All of this was accompanied by as much red wine, chianti, strawberry wine or blue champagne as you wanted. Needless to say, when Bob put the music on for the trip back to the hotel, there was a lot of ...
... 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 ...
... have shown that enjoying your meal while masticating slowly contributes to a lower satiation level, in other words, you will feel you have eaten your fill sooner, before you have absorbed too much additional food (above your healthy satiation level).”
I had a really interesting experience last week after I had my first “American” meal since I have been in Italy. I had not eaten a cheeseburger since April, when ...
... heavy) backpacks and I thought mine would have a wheel derailment due to the speed it was traveling. Finally we got to the train (along with others who looked as equally confused as we did) and showed our ticket to another railway employee. His face wasn’t entirely convincing he looked at the ticket, then the train then the ticket again and scratched his head. “Mate we don’t have a lot of time” I said puffing “is this the train or not?” Wait ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center