Le Corta di San Giusto
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... to climb the stairs and are greeted with all of Florence at our feet. We are perched one building from the wall of Boboli gardens with an unobstructed view, turn left and take in a birds eye view of the Palazzo Vecchio turrets, the full Duomo above the rooftops and the Arno and church spires as far as the horizon in every direction…(also the next-door neighbors lounge room with their TV and dinner table set), but that is the ...
... view of the Florence skyline. Towers, domes, and castle walls stood out among the familiar terracotta shingles, and down below thousands of busy tourists bustled about like ants on a mission from their queen.
12pm - The Fake David
As we made are way slowly through the marathon crowd we came across the Palazzo Vecchio which means "Old Palace" and is the town hall of Florence. This massive, Romanesque palace was ...
Today we were picked up early by Simone and Ricardo, our indomitable drivers who whisk us off to Chianti to experience cooking in Tuscany. The ride is about an hour and the twisting roads and playing on his DS proves to be more than Harrison's stomach can bear. With less than five minutes left to our trip, disaster hits and shirt and shorts become unwearable. Not a problem when Simone is on ...
... been fancy, but were excellent traditional meals that showcased not only the talent of local chefs, but also the high quality of ingredients available here.
Beyond the food, having already done the touristy thing the last time in Florence, this time was more about enjoying the city itself, rather than waiting in line to get into museums, then having to wait in another line to see Florence's many famous works ...
... my own dinner a few nights, and I am super domestic!
We also went on a Red Bus tour, where we saw all of Florence! It was nice because everything is closer than I thought it was. And the bus went down our street, apparently a "center of activity!". There is so much more to see though, it all feels a little overwhelming!
One problem I have found here, though, is the invasion of Americans. There are over 6,000 American students here from different programs, ...
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