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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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... but during January and July, there are huge government-mandated sales, called "saldi" in Italian, where last season's leather is up to 50% off. My plans were to get a pair of boots for the fall, and a cute pair of sandals for right now. Andy did a lot of legwork about where to go to get the best quality leather while planning our trip, so we went to four or five different shops. I had an exact pair of boots I pictured in my mind, but I was having trouble ...
... shopping. "You like those?" "Do you see how the back of your foot looks?" "Oh yeah, those fit!" are a few comments I recall. ����Good thing I found some better shoes, because little did I know, we had a long hike ahead. We stopped at a highly rated ice cream & fruit bar shop on our way to the famous bridge. Chris got coconut ice cream covered in chocolate and coconut. I got chocolate ice cream dipped ...
... by the pope and various prominent families and quoted his journals and letters which offered insight into his creative process. Garrett mentioned several times the quote in the documentary in which Michelangelo expressed his belief of how each piece of marble speaks to the artist, as it already contains the statue which is just waiting to be revealed. Our tour earlier in the day had mentioned how David is meant to represent the strength of Florence ...
... head. It's my favourite of all the sculptures!
Two Medici lions guard the entrance stairway into the Loggia.
The lion and the pup... interesting contrast here. The dog's owner chained him there while she went into the loggia. Not sure ...
... are ready for something to cool us down and refresh our palate - gelatos do the job very nicely thank you. Haven't yet decided on the best flavour so there may be more to be sampled! We already like the feel of Florence better than we did Rome. The hotel staff here are very welcoming and helpful - unlike those in Rome. The streets are not quite so narrow or full of people ...