Il Borgo di Villa Bossi-Pucci
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Off we went – let me just say it was terrible. People everywhere again and streets that did not exist. We had to change the route 3 times and then when we thought we had won – we realized we were stopped in the EXACT same spot we had stopped in earlier. We were about to dump the car and run for it. I suggested we call the hotel. Thank GOD they answered. I explained where we were located and Sergio said to stay in the car and a man from the garage ...
On the way to Florence we visited the marble cave in the mountains at Carrera where the whitest of all marble comes from (this is where the white marble for Michelangelo's David and other famous statues came from). The cave is 250 m under and 600 m inside the mountain and with the height at 15 m, it is quite an impressive space.
It is still a working marble mine where blocks are cut to order so they can keep the quality high as it is the purest white ...
... She kindly stated she was eating with her momma and rather not. So we finished the lovely meal and laughed about Pink and she did end of gracing us with some deep conversation on her way out... such as, "How do you get out of here?" And we said, "The door opens on the left." And she said, "Oh, I wasn't sure how we would get out of here." "And we were like.. you'll have to stay her forever, ha ha." They kindly chuckled and said, "Ciao." They then hopped ...
... and tangy and delicious!
Return to Florence where we had four fabulous hours to ourselves. Had lunch with Lawrie and Lyn, then we went shopping. Somehow Kevin had found an ausie selling leather yesterday, who now welcomed him into his shop with a loud "it's my Aussie friend". Lyn bought a jacket, and even though we did not owner Sam took us next to a gold shop with yet another Aussie owner and we got ...
... plenty of breaks for coffee or gelato. Our next stop was the very old San Lorenzo Church, looking more like a large medieval building made from tiny handmade clay bricks, wooden doors and trusses. It was quite substantial in size and notably very old. And in true Italian style, another amazing wonder was around the next corner – the lavishly decorated San Giovanni Baptistry and the Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo) Cathedral. The photos help ...