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... the history of the Duomo, a older southern American man not a part of Team USA was attempting to walk past our group and missed the step from the curb to the street and tripped. One of our group, Pat, caught his fall. But instead of saying thank you, he grumbled about how we were in his way (to which Pat replied, "Kiss my Ass!"). How about "Thank You"?
A few blocks later we were at the Palazzo Vecchio (old ...
... went back to the apartment. On the way back, Sarah wanted to grab a beer to keep at the apartment. She brought it to the counter when the lady, in Italian, said something indicating she couldn't take it and took it away from her and put it on the floor under the counter. We were very confused! Did this mean she couldn't purchase it and carry it on the street? Did it have to be opened by her? Sarah tried to reason with her for a few minutes. She and ...
... When we entered the basilica, it was raining, so pictures of the exterior were taken in the evening when we were leaving.
Ivy caught this beautiful picture of the building basking in the sunset.
Today we had a restful day, just taking in the local sights in Florence; the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio and the Ufizzi galleria to name a few. We went to the Piazza de Michelangelo where we could take in expansive views of Florence and saw a bronze copy of David - could photograph this one. We enjoyed the shop windows of haute couture fashion and scrumptious looking patisserie. Generally just ambled about the place and had a bit of a midday ...
... famous bridge which is lined with gold and silver shops.
After a meal we tried to find our way back to the b&b, getting a little lost. We ended up in the market area where the dozens of street vendors selling leather bags, belts, coats etc, were packing up their wares.
Ready for an early night to see the sights properly tomorrow.