Relais Santa Croce
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... to go to Assisi.
And this is Jen~
Venice was wonderful! Pearson forgot to mention that we went to the top of the Bell Tower in Piazza San Marco and got an aerial view of the island. It's so interesting to see the colors of the buildings... whites, yellows, gold, orange, terra cotta (yes that is a color!) and see how it all flows together, not to mention the sheer engineering that went into building this community so many hundreds of years ago.
Day 17 Friday, May 29, 2015 Florence (The Uffizi Gallery)
The Uffizi (oo-FEED-zee) is one of the world's finest museums – and it has the greatest overall collection of Italian paintings. On our last trip to Florence in 2011, we visited the Uffizi and wanted to again this year.
BUT to avoid the lines to buy tickets, you must "reserve" in advance – so before we left home, ...
... going to be a lot harder.
AND THEN I realized how broke I am going to be once I get back from Italy, buuut if I'm taking all of these demanding major-focused classes, when will have time to work? *Big sigh*
So really, I just started freaking out because my life is not going to be as easy as I really wanted it to be. But such is life, anyway, right? I'm just not going to be my brother who took dance classes ...
... up with another friend and got to go see the real David!! We spent some time exploring the museum around him. After we went and saw the inside of the cathedral! It is so plain inside compared to Santa Croce or the Siena cathedral, but I liked it. It wasn't so busy that your eyes were drawn to every corner of the room. Instead your focus was drawn to the alter, where it should be in a church. We got to go into the basement of the church where we got to ...
... Google tells us today will be a little rainy so we decide to get some culture and head over to Galleria Accademia to see the magnificent David (the real one). One of the guys we met on tour advised us to get some skip the line tickets online but unfortunately we left it too late and there was none available for the time we were going to be in Florence. So we get up early-ish and join the queue for about 50 mins. Our line wasn't too long, but since we didn't have reserved tickets the skip ...