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... included the Uffizi, one of the most important and famous art galleries in the world. We were in fact feeling rather smug that the queue was almost non-existent.
Perhaps this was because everyone was already in the gallery because it was MOBBED. Mostly with tour groups, wandering around with their headphones in, merrily ignorant to people who wanted to admire the paintings. It was easily one of the most stunning galleries I have ever seen, with works by Di ...
... Galileo Galilee, Leonardo da Vinci, and many many more. We spent over an hour in this church just marveling at all of the tombs in the floor and all around. The unique details and artwork for each one truly showcases that person's life.
The streets of Florence were also filled with great artistry and even some of the local artist have taken the liberty in changing the do not cross signs into pieces of art!
Tomorrow we head to ...
... so I will update everyone when I can. I'm sure there will be lots of pizza, pasta, and gelato in our stomachs and virtually shared with you all in the near future!
This morning we woke up in the hostel after an interesting night sleep. In the middle of the night, we were all awoken by Tom yelling "Yo yo yo" and getting up and standing in the middle of the room. One of the girls from Canada responded, "Tom?" and then I realized he must've been dreaming. He ...
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46) Take advantage of ONLINE shopping - Pretty much IMPOSSIBLE to do in Italy!
47) Get ready to blend in with your White-T's - tanning beds are far to impossible to find
48) Time difference - 7 hours - Which makes it impossible to sleep at night when people back home are blowing up your Instagram and SnapChat notifications
49) Take advantage of meeting new friends - "Hi Kevin" - Because you will stay in touch
50) ATMs - Take out as much as you ...
... and I left the others behind until the bottom when Trev pulled in behind us and said he'd had some help catching us, just as Alexander Kolobnev raced past us (AK is a well known Russian pro cyclist). This point was the start of a short and very steep second climb which was closed to us so we headed back to the finish line and then up Fiesole again to where Trev and his wife are staying, a very nice ...