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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... a while, my fairy tale could become a reality. "Carpe Diem," "What's Meant to be Will Be," "Everything Happens for a Reason." I live by these phrases, and I know it's cliche, but that's kind of the point of this blog, right?
Pity party over. I still live in Italy and you don't. Win. I'll find some revelation and commence with making you jealous in my next post.
... and artefacts. (Apparently the Popes were fascinated by the Egyptian culture) We entered the first gallery of statues and we saw some old roman and Egyptian saved by the popes over the decades. Due to some renovations some of the statues were in boxes so as to avoid damaging them. After admiring the statues and gold inlayed ceilings we entered a hallway lined with tapestries depicting different catholic stories and the life of Jesus. We then entered a new hallway with ...
... about 90 years later after he died his family could not afford to keep it, so they sold it, and guess who bought it, the Medici's. We looked round the city and saw all the secret passage ways from palace to palace above the walkways so the Medici's didn't have to walk on the normal pathway. Then we caught the train back to the caravan park and had 1 hour to play on the ...
... a train. We travelled to Poggi Bonsai, where we were being met by a taxi to take us to our hotel in Colle di Val D'elsa.
Another big day well spent in Florence,Tuscany.
Rape of the Sabines
The sculpture by Giambologna (1579–1583) that was reinterpreted as expressing this theme depicts three figures (a man lifting a woman into the air while a second man crouches) and was carved from a ...
... looked magnificient and today is a beautiful sunny day. Anyway, I walked around afterwards and eventually stopped at the train station to buy my ticket (37€) to Verone. Then back to the room for a short little dodo and a skype with Michele who was at my house, mowing the lawn...or rather the hay! Zita facetimed with me....it was so nice to talk to her...she is such a good ...