Le Corta di San Giusto
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... Piazza della Signoria.
At the Piazza del Mercato Nuovo we found a bronze statue of a wild boar. Legend says that if you put your hand in the boar’s mouth and wish for a return to Florence you should return, or have your hand bitten. The boar is located beside an open-air market, where you can find leather goods and souvenirs.
Our last stop on our tour was to visit the Duomo Cathedral. Given the time of year and the lack of tourists waiting ...
... some of the sights from the gardens! They had a pretty awesome view of the city. We also had tickets to the costume museum (which essentially showed fashion through the ages - Hannah thought was really cool) and the porcelain museum (vases and dinner plates/crockery etc). We made our way back from our excursion to the gardens and found somewhere along the way which had good gelato ice creams and seeing as we were so hot we indulged in a couple of gelatos and drinks which went down ...
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 ...
Less than one hour after beginning our ascendance from Florence, we get high enough to get a full panoramic view of this low city. The magic of Florence, nestled in a basin surrounded by Tuscan hills, is more ...
The next day we wanted to get a good view of Florence from the Santa Maria del Fiore (Il Duomo) - The Florence Dome Cathedral, we didn't realize how many steps there would be to get to the top, oh and how steep they were. After our 26km bike ride the day before our legs were shaking! The view from the top of the dome was breathtaking!
Lauren & Dave arrived on our last night there before going to Cinque Terre together for Dan's ...
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