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... and enjoyed our well-deserved Parma Ham (since then Hazel always heads for the Parma Ham in the supermarket). Legend has it that Leonardo Da Vinci tried his flying device from one of the hills in Fiesole. As the village is elevated it offered excellent views of Florence.
In summary Florence and its surrounding towns are really worthwhile a visit. Its cultural richness and easy accessibility makes it a very enjoyable city which we left with very good ...
... went to the Duomo which is a big grand church with a dome on top coloured with black and white tiles. There is also another building near it coloured the same as well as a big tower next to that. We climbed the 414 steps up the tower for a great view of the city including the Duomo itself.
... from Rome to Florence. It was cool to be able to see Italy out the window- we were surprised that there were lots of large, modern buildings. There was so much green- large rolling hills and lots of trees. We also saw some sheep and cows grazing in fields.
Now I'm sitting in my apt in Florence, which is very nice. For lunch we had pizza and are planning on getting some gelato later...so excited!
... for the parade and march down the streets with their own little lanterns. It was another goosebumps moment. I love those moments and I’m trying to find as many of them as possible! Well, it’s really late here, so I better be turning in. I’ve got a long day tomorrow! Italian from noon to 1:15 and then Fresco Painting from 3:30-8:30!!
Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite…and if they do, hit em with a shoe!
... br> Sunday we got up early because Nicole had to leave for the airport at 2 and we walked up to see David on the hill. It was quite the hike but so worth it to see florence from up there. After nicole left casey and I went into the Duomo but since it was sunday we couldn't go into the dome so we just did the church part. Very immpressive in there. She took me to lunch at her favorite place El Gato where we had the best Pizza I have ever tasted. When they bring the ...