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... sea front and then for some reason started to climb San Antonio to see the old fort. Our research was none existent or I doubt we would have committed to an hour or two of hard slog and about 3000 steps and and down a mountain. We often thought to give up but in the end we pushed on to the old fort on the top of the hill. My main concern was that we would have to walk back in the dark but that proved to ...
Before heading to the southern part of Tuscany, we started the day by touring the inside of the Duomo in Florence. This cathedral was begun at the end of the 13th century by Arnolfo di Cambio, and the dome (somehow constructed with no scaffolding) was added in the 15th century on a design of Filippo Brunelleschi. A statue of these two architects can be found on the outside with the beautiful mix of white, pink and green marble. The inside is more simple, with ...
We chose another slow and restful start to the day today and after breakfast we set forth to walk to the area of town close to the main railway station - Firenze SMN. The SMN in the name of the station signifies Santa Maria Novella an old and beautiful Dominican basilica and monastery nearby. Not featured so heavily in the tourist guidebooks it is, in fact, a gem and well worth the visit. ...
... building to see. And in her haste to depart, neither of us thought to make sure she had a cell phone… or when we did, Lizzie was already 3 stories down the stairs. At any rate, I got some photos. And headed back down behind the slowest tourists EVER. I paused at several places on the way back down to give them more time, but I think that only encouraged them.
The dome is beautiful, and if you get the chance, you should climb it. I definitely ...
... static electricity experiments and for measuring temperature. We saw some absolutely stunning old sundials and clocks and globes and star maps. Most of them were designed to be beautiful as well as functional, and there was a lot of shiny gold which pleased my inner magpie. Some of the pieces were actually Galileo's, but most of them came from various other philosophers and scientists, or rich families. The museum even had a relic of Galileo, like a church would with ...