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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... beaten path gold craftsmen's shops, where there is no sales force or display cases, but rather a mid-sized gold workshop and a small office where the artisan will show you his goods or you can even design your own for the craftsmen to make. These little places truly are the workshops, far different from the glitzy shops a couple of streets away, and prices are far better.
After shopping for a while, we stopped and enjoyed ...
... to head out and find some lunch. We left the main touristy areas. And after combing through the markets some more we happened across a small Italian restaurant, with the skies starting to spit on us we entered the restaurant as the rain started to fall. We ate a nice meal and finished up right as the rain stopped. After paying our dues we left the restaurant only to discover the rain was waiting for us. We then made our way back into the shopping district and went ...
... because Tuscan bread isnt salted, the prosciutto was extra salty. After that we went to the markets. We had fresh ragu, it was super amazing, Ant and me loved it. We went to a pizza ppace at the markets and had some flat really salty bread (we cant remember the name). Another place we went to, we started with olive oil, then we tried two types of balsamic vinegar. One with parmesan cheese and one with ...
... the Loggia dei Lanzi (1376). It houses many impressive statues including Perseus with the head of Medusa, the Medici Lion, the Rape of the Sabine Women (translated as abduction, not an assault) and Menalaus supporting the body of Patroclus.
We wandered around to the Uffizi gallery, this gallery houses some amazing art by Botticelli, Titan, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and Cosimo to name a few. We only ...
... before creating David over a two year period. It truly made our day and I could go back and stare at him again and again. Another cool thing they had in the museum were some of Michelangelo's unfinished sculptures. I had imagined that they would roughly shape the massive chunck of marble and then create finer detail from there... Nope! He created detail straight away! We saw massive squarish chunks of marble with exquisite arms, or torsos carved into them. Totally amazing ...