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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
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... several camera men, sky TV and a lot of security. It was closed off. Apparently there was a wedding happening and something to do with the prime minister. Rubbish. On our way back downhill we popped into a small panini shop - more of a hole in the wall! A panini is a sandwich. The couple running the shop were friendly and gave me bits of cheese to taste before deciding which one to have! In the end we got a pesto, grilled aubergine and pecorino cheese 'panini' in ...
... adopted the Italian method of walking across roads as they don't stop at pedestrian crossings. We don't look or hesitate, we just walk straight out and if anyone toots, we just wave and carry on..you can't show any fear.
We headed back to pick up the washing and back to the hotel for an early night. Neither one of us has been sleeping particularly well so we were shattered. Most mornings we have to get up around 6am so they are long days. ...
... up with the times and now allows non flash photography of its pieces – last time we visited it, we got in trouble for wanting a photo of Venus.
After perusing the art works for a while, she continued her walk around the city and begun her mission to break a 200 euro note she had managed to get her hands on. After trying quite a few banks and seeking some advice from the guide, she headed to the nearest pub and then proceeded to purchase ...
... proper funding to do anything to them. What a waste. If my country had even a fraction of this artistic and cultural wealth you can bet the nation would be taxed exorbitant amounts to make sure something was done about restoring it. And I for one wouldn't be complaining.
I already knew that Uffuzi housed some Bottecelli's and Micelangelo's, but I didn't realise that it also housed da Vinci's, Caravaggio's, Rembrant's and van Dyck's among many others. One of the ...
... relaxing and enjoyable experiences I have had in Italy.
When we arrived on Friday afternoon, we immediately embarked on a walking tour around the city with a guide. We walked around Piazza della Reppublica, Piazza Vecchio, and to Ponte Vecchio, the only Renaissance period bridge surviving in Florence thanks to the Germans during WWII. The city is truly an open-air art gallery. Ancient Roman statues and works of art stand side by side with ones from ...