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What a great day. It all started at 5 in the morning because we were terrified of screwing up our flights out of Paris at such a large airport. Everything went as planned though with us arriving at the airport at 7 and us being airborne on our way to Vienna and then to Florence. It was definitely the long way around but it was neat to see the Vienna airport. Amanda even got to have a take out coffee, something that was impossible to find in Paris. She ...
... offered free cheese and salami platter to add to the atmosphere.
You can see why people travel to Tuscany only to experience the wine and the food. We down loaded Rick Steves audio-pod of the area and he talked to a local wine maker who claimed you can not get bad food in Tuscany as the flavours are simple and classic, and that is exactly what we have experienced. Tonight's dinner we asked Alessandro to recommend a few dishes and ...
... on getting a Michael Jackson one for my uncle. He said since I was his friend he will give it to me for ten euros...Hrmmm i thought. I said well in Australian dollars thats about 15 dollars. So he said ok then, 5 euros....BAM...Bargain...I ended up buying a painting to send back to Aust. Im going to wait till i get to Nice to send it back as I heard the post offices here are really slow since the Italians like to take there time with everything (bus, taxi, post ...
... and a glass of wine ... Kids in bed as we hear the following conversation from upstairs...I wish you were 5 because then you be less annoying... My mice are working on a time machine so it can take you back to when you are a baby and make you 5. Chris replies with My mice are making a time machine to make us 100, no Chris we only need to make you 5, 100 is annoying too, remember when you are 100 you are dead... Time to relax ...
... and walked down corridors that looked like we were in line in a government building to get a passport. The museum was pretty impressive, but the statue of David was incredible. Except for the prominent central feature, which invokes a bit of unease in the dad of a couple of twin teenage girls, the detail and proportions of the sculpture is mind blowing.
I wonder why they didn’t use clothing back then, it would have made my day a little bit more ...