BEST WESTERN Palazzo Ognissanti Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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A lot of people have recently learned this about me, but I am definitely a "pubs not clubs" girl and I'm not sorry about it. I am newly 21, so maybe I'm abnormal, I don't know and I don't care. I've given that whole scene a couple of tries, and it's never been fun for me. Every single night is the same. It's crowded, someone won't stop pushing me, endless amounts of drinks are spilled, the boys are kind of ...
... for months, I was fairly boring in the end, but great to see the tower regardless. It was interesting to learn that it was originally leaning the other way but when the building of it continued they overcompensated the foundations on the other side so it now leans the way that it does. It was also interesting to learn that it was agreed by the axis and allied forces that it was not to be bombed during WWII despite it being a nazi lookout point. We then hit the road again ...
... toes were damaged when someone drove a car into the museum and he lost his gold leaf years ago to thieves. One of our fellow travellers offered to take a photo of us with David - shame he cut of Dave's head - he was young, about 15 or so. We also saw the 'prisoners' - Michelangelo's unfinished sculptures and saw the house Michelangelo lived in. There's never enough time but it was a good day. It rained again today just before we were due to walk back to the ...
... the romantic history of the Renaissance gives her the power of seduction or were her powers of seduction the spark of the Renaissance? Is it the spirits of historical heroes such as Michelangelo, Dante and Galileo who from their tombs in Santa Cruce rise and become part of her mystery? Yesterday I walked her streets (again with my 'one street back' policy) and I thought of the artists, writers and philosophers that had walked these streets before me. I thought of not ...
... on the bus and up to the Statue of David and the panorama of the city - wonderful. Our hotel is only one stop away from this so we headed back to our hotel for an afternoon relaxing with a bottle of chilled wine and our our books. Tonight we plan to eat on the terrace again and then tomorrow off to Monte Falco.
Love to all - and we'll speak soon.
Steve and Sandy ...