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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... so many famous paintings, but in Florence when people are paying that to only see David, I felt it was a bit expensive. But then it is coming up to Christmas, and i'm about to head back to Paris, so perhaps i'm just worried about my funds. Pisa was a lovely town. Very quaint, but a trendy uni town at the same time. From photos I've seen before visiting the Leaning Tower, I didn't realise the tower was just part of the Pisa Cathedral and Square. The other buildings that get left out ...
... was my last chance.
I managed to get even better and when my brother and mum got home I agreed to have a shot at taking the vaporetta to the nearest gondola port. I got a bit shaken up but I managed to get to the station before getting seasick (phew!).
We soon a gondola collection point and we managed to pay the 80 euros needed for the trip. We began our gondola tour up ...
The hotel receptionist suggested we go to morning prayers at Basilica San Marco, no queuing, no crowds. He was right, there were only a few people at the service. We were able to follow the order of service even though we didn't understand a word of it. Quite an experience, sitting in the old chairs and letting your eyes wander, with the priests singing, the congregation joining in with the responses and the quiet reading from the bible.
... above the nave, closer to the gold mosaic ceilings, and to go outside onto the balcony for great views over the square. We also had the bonus of the choir practising with the organ as well, which was made even more heavenly by the incredible acoustics. There were signs saying no photos but everyone was, including many using flash and, unlike the other places with signs, no one was around to remind people or check up on it, So I'm afraid we joined them. It is so easy ...
... mother is absolutely incredible.
It is day 3 here (Feb 14th), and we have decided to island hop; right now we are on a boat heading towards Lido. I begin to retrace my steps and reflect on some of my personal experiences from my first time here. I see that my mother gazes out onto the water for her first time, admiring the beauty. Still I am in awe of what I see around me and can now solidify ...