Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera
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... town and it looked very nice. And then we drove to another town and I fell asleep in the car ride.
And when we came out of the car park there was an amazing view over all the rolling mountains.
And we walked around town this one was very nice too.
Out of the two I think I would rather the second one. It just seemed better and looked better.
Then on our way home dad and mum spotted a ...
... locations. Clet has apparently been fined numerous times for 'defacing' the street signs, but he thankfully continues his art. We went back to the San Marco monastery/museum today, but it was closed because of storm damage from last week (probably something to do with that huge tree snapped in half above its roof?) so we went into the small church next to the museum instead. There are a couple of nice statues of the famous Dominician father ...
FLORENCE - started the day with a walking tour (with an Italian guide called Nicko this time - because they've made it illegal to lead a tour in Italy unless you're Italian) and went to Piazza della Signore, past the Uffizi gallery, to Ponte Veccio (the old market bridge with shops built in), saw the secret passage above the bridge, Piazza della Repubblica, to the Duomo (of Santa Maria del Fiore) and to Leonardo's leather factory/shop where we were given ...
... Vecchio to look at the Medici apartments. Although tired the Dan Brown tragic’s want to locate the map in the gallery of maps behind which the book says is a secret passage and to see the hall of five hundred as featured heavily in his book.
As with our last night visit here there are no queues or crowds, the building is eerily quiet but floodlit to perfection. We start waking through the Medici apartments. Looking down from the first floor ...
Up at 3:45 for a 5:00 pickup downstairs and a short walk. Really...Friday night...actually Saturday morning after the clubs close is quite noisy...I had planned to sleep until 4:00, but a group of partying American kids decided that since the clubs were closed, they would party below our 4th floor window...they may not have been sober...but at least I was up and in the shower before the alarm scared the neighbors. Getting two suitcases (even our 21" ones) down in the two ...