Hotel La Foresta
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Our day of travel started on a good foot when TSA told us to go in the prescreen line. Shoes on, liquids stay put, quick run through a metal detector and we were ready to roll! Our suitcases made it on as carry ons, so luckily they're not yet enforcing the smaller width for bags. Whew! The 10 hour flight to Frankfurt was easy. We flew out at 2pm to land at 10am. It never got dark out, and although we were tired toward the end we couldn't sleep. Typical. We saw a lot of new ...
... glad to see our other roomies made it home as
well! The stories that were told this morning, made it seem like both of
us had a great night. Jenna, Dani, and Lauryn stole a rolling rack to
hang clothes over and tipped over a homeless guy's bike, and Stephanie
and myself were VIP Americana all night long getting free drinks! We are all staying in
tonight and resting for our trip to Cinque Terre tomorrow bright and
... company you should never use! So, we took a cab! While we waited for our rooms to be cleaned, we ventured outside and realized quickly that our hotel was in an excellent location; close to all the tourist things! We found a nice place to eat lunch before we went back to the hotel to freshen up. We spent the rest of the day discovering Florence on our own. Lots of street artists, shops and large "plazas" with fountains ...
... gallery contents are owned by the Medicis. Millions of dollars worth of art, bought, pillaged and stolen. The Michelangelo is worth about 300, 000, 000E.
Michelangelo was a sculptor, painter and architect. He designed the Duomo we toured. What a talented man. One of the ladies of our tour came to Italy to see his statue of David and was very disappointed that all the tickets were sold out for the Academe where it ...
... I laboured through to be polite). Top this off with with pannacotta dropping with mixed berries and you get the picture rich food, laughter, conversation that was coupled with rich hospitality. Well the hospitality went on to include lemoncello and orangecello shared with our waiters and the chef. Will tell you more when I get home. (Am posting the pics soon) Walking home proved a challenge - the streets are paved with cobble stones you ...