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Travel Blogs from Bagno a Ripoli
... cannot recall what it was, as by this time, we just had "tunnel vision" for the exit and blue sky !!!! Which we found - !!!! Don't get me wrong, we loved the Uffizi and all its priceless artworks - but we did notice that we became a little "ho-hum' about 'another 14th century priceless painting'.....I am sure that when we have time to soak up the magnificence of all that we saw there today, we will be even more grateful than we already are. And the views from the Uffizi ...
... By now we had seen pretty much everything we wanted to see but still had a few hours to kill before our train to Venice. So we walked the streets to see what we would find. We came across some markets, uh oh! We knew what would happen, we would spend! Andy found a wallet he liked and I found a bag. We didn't ask prices and kept walking. 15min later we decided to go back and find out prices. We both ended up buying our items of interest for pretty sweet deals. We ...
... in Italy, I had the most awesome sandwich for lunch and it was only $5! Did have to queue for it though. After lunch we wandered around the city seeing enjoying the scenery.. It's a beautiful city with so much to do. I have decided that for this to feel like a holiday I need to be eating, drinking and doing what appeals to me rather than waiting in lines and hurriedly ticking off ALL the sights, so will be keeping the museums and galleries to a minimum and just see ...
... back at the B&B after supper, we found that our hostess was celebrating her birthday this evening on the patio. They invited us out to join them and to enjoy a glass of wine. Though a large amount of the conversation was in Italian, we still had a great time. We met a couple from North Dakota and lamented together about the long winter. It was a real blast.
Now off to bed so we can wake up early again tomorrow and explore Cinque Terra. Ciao!
... the "Piazza della signoria." Across from it was a building called the Loggia dei Lanzi that basically has a set up of a statue gallery with some if the coolest freakin statues I had ever seen. Our favorite was the statue of Perseus Holding the Head of Medusa, it was pretty wicked looking. We then sat around the square admiring this huge marble fountain called the "Fountain of Neptune" which they had set up with florescent lights ...
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