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Had breakfast with the girls, off we went, looking for ATM machines first, then had coffee at Arnold's coffee shop, then we hop on the Citysighting Firenze hop on hop off bus about a 2 hour drive around the city, One of the highlight was the city of Fiesole in the mountains above Florence , ,, ,, finish the tour, walk around ...
... the exposed meat end, which did not look very appealing at all! The wild boar is famous in this region, and the prosciutto from this animal is meant to be quite a delicacy. We were to have wine tasting here as well, but had to purchase a card, put some €'s on it then use this card to insert into a "wine tasting machine", push a button and out came a measured amount of wine!! Interesting idea, but I wasn't convinced it was better than having a person speak to ...
... this time we were able to look at the dome instead of be on top of it. On Saturday, we started out by analyzing Piazza Signoria and sketching the urban space. Then we stopped at Santo Spiritu which is another Renaissance church and we sketched a bit there as well. After that, we walked to Palazzo Pitti and walked around the Boboli Gardens which were beautiful. Saturday night, I met up with some friends who are studying abroad in Florence that I was ...
... went hunting a ceramic piece for our mantle. We found a place where the father makes the pottery and the daughter paints it...just what we wanted. We bought a few more small things to bring home....had some gelato at a different place since our "local" is closed on Tuesday and are now ...
... building. I missed his famous Maddalena which a worker told me is in the Uffizi? There were lots of Della Robbia's famous glazed terracotta bas reliefs.
Now I am sitting and sketching Michelangelo's Bacchus, much more antique looking and not nearly so dissipated as in the photographs I have seen. Right next to it is the Pitti Madonna, a tondo, a group of figures sculpted as a relief in the round made for a ...