Hotel Palazzo Benci
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... the quality is good and your not sure in other places whether things are made in China and low quality.
That evening our group went to another villa in the Tuscan hills. The villa had been in the same family for over 300 years. They grow their own wine, olive oil, and our meal was mainly from things they grew on their own farm. I thought it was pretty average, nothing special. The owner explained how they ...
... s work in them. Nobody really knows why they weren't finished. Maybe he thought he was done with them, or maybe he simply became disinterested and moved on to other projects. I seriously appreciated these unfinished statues. Then, finally, we saw the David. It almost looked unreal from a distance, but it looked much better close up. It was much bigger than I had previously thought and much better done. It was kind ...
... mosquitos... so it is really a toss up whether to have the windows opened or closed at any given point. The fan that Marcella gave us does help tremendously. And with access to a fridge, we can have cold drinks whenever we want. :)
In any case, we FaceTimed this morning with some night owls. :) Thanks to Ann, Jason, Jenn and my mom and dad for staying up late to chat! After that we went and did our big sight-seeing thing for the day. Unfortunately for ...
Sept 22 -- 8:30 pm
Went for a little walk before supper... Ponte Vecchio is very beautiful at sunset; the Oltrarno part of town looks like an inviting place to meander during the day (lots of artisans & artists) the piazzas (piazze?) we had seen during the day were much less crowded, very romantic; and the Duomo, well what can I say, still spectacular.
Tonight's menu is "Fesa Tacchino A Fette" (need to look that up, looks ...
This Tuesday evening, i tried a fun salsa class with some new diverse friends from columbia, australia, and florence. Salsa was really tough for me because they just threw me in with people who have been dancing salsa for years. We had to trade partners every minute and I joke about how none of the guys wanted to dance with me because I was such a bad dancer. After ...