Relais Villa Il Sasso Historical Place
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... the kind people WANT and i don't mean current day street art. It originated in the Renaissance and was a way to adorn walls sort of like wall paper before it was invented. You would put a layer of grey plaster then a layer of white and you would scratch away the white to reveal beautiful patterns. No pictures to show now but they will come. We also learnt that Florence was established before Christ by the Romans. They set up a military camp where it is now Piazza de ...
... attractions explaining the change happening in this part of the world from early to end of the Renaissance. Most paintings were done on waxed wood until the Venetians started using canvas from old sails and this then made art much cheaper and easier to transport. There is only one painting known to be done by Michelangelo and it's here, framed in a beautiful gilded round frame. Other paintings ...
We had an amazing, cute and very informative guide,Marcus, who took us to the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery to view the statue of David and walking through the back streets of Florence. Of course after lunch the ladies have headed into ...
... around a corner thinking we had a few more blocks to go to see Brunelleschi's Duomo. It takes your breath away, not because of some stunning beauty shining in the sun, more due to its massive size. You walk along seeing typical Florentine homes, businesses and then suddenly the road opens and this massive structure is before you. I've wanted to see the duomo ever since I read Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross King. When we began thinking & creating what Bok ...
Today was our shopping day in Florence. We looked in a number of shops at leather things. We met a couple from Sydney staying at Hotel Colbert in Avignon who recommended a man who sells leather here in Florence so we tracked him down today. His name is Massimo and as our Sydney friend Dennis told us he sells quality leather products at very reasonable prices. His is shop no 21r in Via de Guiccardini (Walk down Via ...