Le Corta di San Giusto
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... to head to the Uffizi
gallery, and thank goodness we went in the morning – it was jam-packed by the
time the gallery opened. We only waited 45 mins or so, and we spent around 2
hours, marveling in the works of famous artists that even I have heard of. And
that’s hard haha.
After that, we headed over to the Cathedral, and that ...
... happy to receive the scraps from his table and fresh weeds.
Time to put on our aprons and get down to business. Silvano in English and Rita in Italian proceed to instruct us in the fine art of creating the perfect tiramisu. Kevin grates the chocolate and Blake gets started on whipping the eggs and sugar. Soon all hands are on deck involving dipping cookie wafers in espresso ...
... are like this, even in Italy. I bravely ventured forth this morning with my umbrella. I am from Portland after all. I can handle a little rain! I checked out Santo Spirito church and visited the Brancacci Chapel. Still raining. I found a cafe and sat with a macchiato and pastry and read my book for awhile. Still raining. I decided to get a sandwich and salad to-go and head back to my room for awhile. ...
This morning I got the train out to Pisa and Lucca for my first day trip from Florence. The first stop was the busy train station in Pisa, where I found the tourist office for a map and headed off down the main street for the 20 minute walk in the heat to the famous tower. The tower was pretty much what I was expecting - though it leaned a lot more than I thought it was. I guess it's hard to tell in pictures because of the perspective. I walked around the baptistery and duomo ...
... We arrived in Firenze with no trouble - made our way to the bus terminal only to find out our bus is on the other side of town - So….hire a taxi agree on a price and go for it! We got a pretty good price and were in Fiesole in 15 minutes (so much faster than the bus).
Fiesole is a beautiful Etruscan village perched high atop a hillside overlooking Firenze. The view of the Duomo off in the distance and the Arno river valley ...
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