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 ...
... to Dante... Some of them are stately tombs, but others are quite gaudy. Galileo lived his last years under house arrest in Florence because he said that the earth revolved around the sun - that was enough to cause the church to blow a fuse, and his remains were only allowed in the church years after his death. There are frescoes by Giotti everywhere. There are some in a smaller chapel showing the Death of St Francis, where his brothers ...
... Full of energy we then headed out to do our favourite touristy thing 'The Hop on Hop off Bus'. We started doing the Blue circuit and the bus broke down so a wee wait- luckily in the shade. We did the Blue circuit and decided we had time to do a 2nd circuit on the Red circuit. This was a 2 hour loop and we went up to the village of Fiesole, pop 13000. The Hop on Hop off stopped for 20 mins so we got off and had a look ...
... we had a very long walk up 4 giant flights of stairs (more stairs!). It is laid out in a huge U-shape, with most of the important stuff on the top floor: Botticelli paintings, gothic and renaissance works of art, and some Michelangelo, Da Vinci, and Raphael paintings. It was under renovation, so part of it was closed, but we still saw a lot. We saw some good views of Florence from both the gallery hallway on the top floor, and from the roof-top terrace upstairs. ...
... that strong. The club was pretty good fun. Got to dance like a ****wit with everyone. Who needs drinks to have a good time. Zoe got a few drinks into her. I still don't know how it happen but I turned away for a second and turned back around to see Zoe making out with some dude. This continued to happen a lot through the evening. I had to tear Zoe off them at times. Italians are strong men. I was asked if Zoe making out with people was my ...