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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... make no sense….” Guess what….the numbers start over again. Another block down, there was a #2 Santa Maria and a #4. We found number 8 just as a group of retirees on a Princess Cruise were being ushered in to the store. I left Hilary to take her time while the kids and I sat down, drank some water and relaxed. Hilary found a beautiful bracelet to which, when I heard the price, I thought “well I guess I won’t ...
It was good to finally have another day at sea when we could do nothing, get out of bed late, sit in the sun, and essentially do nothing.
We have had 6 straight days of getting off the ship, touring, seeing some wonderful things, and getting back on board, quick shower, and then dinner and bed so this was a great break.
I finished my second f novel for the voyage and thoroughly enjoyed it, a book from the ship library by an author ...
... of Florence until we happened on the Palace of Vecchio, the museum that houses the history of the Medici family and the birth of the Florencial Renaissance that we all know of. In this museum we learned of the rise of Cosimo I, the original Medici who started the family legacy and helped commission many of the large architectural structures in Florence. We learned that one of the Medici's went onto become a Pope and followed the Medici lineage for a century and a half. The tower in ...
... t going to complain with free shots of Vodka. They were nasty as we were trying to choke them down but a small bottle of Vodka is like 20 Euro here so its our best bet. We then made our way to "The Lion's Fountain" to sign the Iowa State T-shirt that was hanging on the ceiling. "The Red Garter" was our second to last stop of the evening and guess what It was Karaoke night! Sarah's parents and Sarah split a 36 euro drink of Long Island and Jenna ...
... a art history book. The sun was beginning to set so we headed for another icon of Florence: Ponte Veccio. We strolled along the riverbank walkway and the leather temptations were just too great! I bought a bright turquoise hobo bag style purse with a gorgeous tassel up front. One can feel extremely under dressed in Florence; and style separates the Italians from the touristas! One thing I notice about Florence is the abundance of young American ...