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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... insects, etc, etc. It also houses the wax replicas of all the bits of humans - very gruesome except it was all wax. The museum backs on to the Boboli Gardens. There was also an exhibition of Lapis Lazuli in the Tribune Galileo of the museum. Just up the road was the Chiesa San Felice in Piazza which we think had just been conducting a funeral. All of these churches have amazing artwork and features. So now we are ...
... We were not disappointed. The decor was impressive, the food amazing (though the ODJ may have considered it 'tosser' food) and the wifi super fast. We had a 4 course degustation sampling menu. The standout was the watermelon gelato (or perhaps strawberry) and something crumble. It was the best dessert ever! Another great place to people watch too and gave us a few ideas for our impending restaurant opening (more of that on our return). It was then home to ...
... Supper, among others. Next we headed to the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Apparently the 3rd largest cathedral in the world, it dwarfs the buildings around it and is very ornately decorated. We stopped and grabbed gelato and sat near it to take a short break. Attached to the cathedral is the impressive Giotto's Bell Tower. ***Also in this square was the Battistero de San Giovanni which is the building that ...
... of time to get them finely chopped and saving time on the cooking end as well.
Pan coated with olive oil, holy trinity in the pot, and the Ragu was beginning. Ground pork and ground beef were added to begin browning and we were ready to chop onions and chicken livers to go in the pate. Antonio was pretty sure no one would be willing to chop the liver, but Jeff absolutely was. I was helping with the tomatoes for the bruschetta. Each task was divvied up ...
... colour pencils in front of you, a visual feast of another kind.And then the people-watching...late afternoon and early evening the locals all walk their dogs who are also permitted into shops, bars, cafés. In Sicily they were almost exclusively large dogs with a predominance of Labradors and Golden Retrievers. They remain common here but there are also more small dogs and we match the dogs very successfully indeed with their owners! funny ...