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... days left in it! Our first stop was to walk up by the Academia to see if we could get lucky and walk into to see David. Nope. Queues a mile long, we didn't even bother to stop. From there onto the Pitti Place and the Boboli Gardens. We caught a glimpse of these gardens last week when we were in Florence - the Varsari walk tour finished at a small exit gate of the Gardens. They are high on Roger's must see list so ...
... and grandeur as it dominates the square and it is nearly impossible to get it all in the frame of your camera. We wandered around looking at it from every angle, marvelling at the intricacies on the doors and the carvings in the marble. From here I took Warren for a walk down memory lane and showed him the apartment where Meg and I stayed five years ago and the markets that adorned this square and street. Next consideration was to venture further afield to the ...
This morning we arrived in the Italian City of Livorno, in the provence of Tuscany.
Livorno is another port city, and Florence is about a 11/2 hour drive away.
Phoebe is very unhappy about the prospect of going to the Kids Club, as she reckons the staff are mean and the little babies are annoying.
This could prove to be a real problem for us (particularly because we have already booked some excursions)
So Phoebe was given ...
... beautiful wares. An antelope skin coat catches my eye but we head out to look at what else we can find! l
First stop is Piazza della Signoria where we look at the great marble fountain of Neptune and the copy of Michelangelo's David outside the Palazzo Vecchio before having a coffee at the Cafe Rivoire and ogling their beautiful chocolates.
Then we head for the Ponte Vecchio which is crowded as always, and after ...
On our way back to the boat we saw many fields with beautiful yellow sunflowers in full bloom. As we were on the freeway it was difficult to stop. We were able to pull over at a gas station. I was determined (surprise, surprise) to go down amongst them - much to Lee’s chagrin! Also Ryan and Jarrod were keen! So over barbed wire fences, blackberry bushes, steep slippery grass slopes and ditches - we made it.
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