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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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... and completed structurally in 1436 with the dome engineered by Filippo Brunelleschi. The exterior of the basilica is faced with polychrome marble panels in various shades of green and pink bordered by white and has an elaborate 19th-century Gothic Revival façade by Emilio De Fabris. I find the building overdone and gaudy but it is pretty neat to look at. We wandered to the Piazza Della Signoria where the open air museum is located. Something I enjoyed from 2008. ...
... the Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore church) which is stunning on the outside but almost austere on the inside compared to the church earlier in the day. What I thought was amazing was the beautiful patterned marble floors.
Lots of tourists everywhere and extra busy because it was a Sunday, I think.
... the cafe with free Wi-Fi and a hole in the floor for a toilet. You see? Surprises and contradictions - this is Florence.
Our ship was moored in the nearby city of Livorno, so we had a 90 minute bus ride into the city. Along the way we passed sunflower fields, villages and mountains that were so beautiful it made me wonder if we'd made the wrong decision to take a cruise for our holiday. Perhaps we should have done one of the week-long walking tours instead, so we could absorb ...
... that serves delicious food. Grace consumes a whole pizza, an unheard of feat and we all enjoy our delicous lunch. Of course, Restaurant Pat, has made friends with the owner who confides that Susan Spicer has eaten at this restaurant. Earns gold star from PLG.
After lunch, we arrive at the Academia Museum to view the David, but not before the guard separates Molly's pasta pesto from Alison's leaking bag. Alas, ...
... was a great view of the city and the big castle that is right next door. ive been having a tradition now, which started here, have a cappuccino at the top of a big building that you paid to get into hahaha which is totally worth it even if it is 3 euro, bah! but i take my time and drag it out, taking in the view to make it worth it. after the uffizi i had worked up an appetite, but not for a big fancy meal again, so i grabbed a panini from the one of ...