Relais Della Rovere
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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... go in any tobacco store and they sell them. But can anyone explain how to get there? Not likely. We have our map of Florence and can see it is over the river but we also know it is quite steep, so it is not really walkable. We remember seeing lots of busses yesterday in piazza San Marco so we head up there. We find a weird sort of map the tells us we need a bus number 12 or 13. But it does not tell us where to catch them. We do a circuit of the piazza checking all the ...
... bad cup of Italian coffee then headed back to the bus. One of the hawkers kept calling out to me and I tried to ignore him but then found he was telling me I had bird **** on my shirt....yay! Oh well, supposed to be good luck. We'll go with that anyway!
Back onto the bus and heading home. That was our day in Tuscany. Huge and exhausting, but beautiful and exhilarating. Such a beautiful area of the world. I didn't realise there were so ...
Just before we headed to florence we had a great night out at the local restaurant. As you will see a little too much wine. Given it was 50 meters from home I thought it was ok I didn't walk too fast on the way home. Well Florence was a bit of an adventure, high speed train to Florence then nice hotel and see the sites. Trying to book on line didn't work for some reason, I suspect because I didn't know the post/zip code of where ...
... tourist role" again. Going to a place for the first time, I don't feel bad about pulling out my camera or stopping in those touristy shops. It's interesting for me to compare the two roles. Since I've been in Rome for 2 months, I have seen the tourist attractions multiple times, but I've also seen some of the behind the scenes of Rome--the wounds, if you will. Time usually doesn't permit tourists to reach that level of immersion. Comparing the two sides teaches ...
... note that Michelangelo's father was disappointed in his boy as he considered he to be only a "rock cutter" and would never amount to much - sculpturing was not considered art but rather a craft.
The afternoon was spent strolling through the Uffizi Museum where, among many other pieces of art, hangs Botticelli's "Birth of Venus". After walking around for some time we stumbled upon the Museum's cafe where we had a coffee - the ...