Park Hotel California
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- Swimming pool
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... to enter and I have had enough of seeing glittering accoutrements and ornate frescoes. The sun was pleasant, so I sat outside in the piazza. A marathon race had been conducted in the area and it was packing up and cleaning up time for most of the day. Very slow process. I saw movement and people and lots of crashing but very little visible difference by the end of the day. After waiting a little longer for a couple who had got lost, we caught ...
... intending to get a meal. we walked to the Piazza della Signoria and saw the copy of the statue of David and the statue of Neptune. Lot's of penises (surely that should be penii??)
We walked from there across the river and along to the next bridge, the Ponte Vecchio which was very lively with buskers etc. we posed for the obligatory sunset photo then onto Il Duomo, the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.
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... looks crooked! Next I clamber up the side of the mountain as a shortcut to reconnect with the road farther above....into the long, long tunnel... walk and walk... until I come out on the other side, in another province... another segment of this journey. Once again there are several cozy towns in the higher slopes, but there are frazioni not communi--so they don't count as new towns. But by evening I finally reach the provincial core: the beautiful walled city of ...
... the scale is amazing. We wandered through the Basilica St Maria which had fantastic paintings and statues (more by Michelangelo) and finally headed to the Pantheon which has been standing for around 2000 years. It is an extraordinary dome, with light (and rain!) coming in from the oculus (a 9 metre opening in the dome). Any water drains out from a number of holes on the floor of the Pantheon. Home to a roast dinner and more ...
... when I was here in Feb only one walk was open so it has improved dramatically since then). So we went back and caught the train (just in time) to the next town. Corneliga, the next and middle town is the one that sits high on a mountain cliff well above sealevel which means both beautiful views and a lot of steps!
After Corneliga we went off on the trail towards Vernazza which was a bit longer than ...