Smart Hotel Bartolini
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- Minbar in room
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
... Italy is so different. Not better or worse, but just different; that's a point that has our orientation leaders have been stressing to us and I see why.
First of all, we can not really use our cell phones at all while we are out. There is little WiFi throughout the city, so we're really disconnected and actually have to use a map! I know, it's insane. It actually feels really nice not to have to rely on my phone all the time, but once I get home, it's ...
... years old (was just restored in the last year to remove the dust and debris that had build up over time). They have recently changed the rules here (June 5th), so as long as you don't use a flash you can now take photos of this massive sculpture! Also in the Galleria are many plaster sculptures that are replicas made before the ones in marble are produced (answers my questions of how things stay proportionate) - they serve as a guide for the sculpture. I seriously wonder ...
Rather than attempt to describe all these things, I'll let you all look at my photographs. As corny and trite as this sounds, a picture is truly worth a thousand words.
Today is full of coachings and scene work. This morning I worked with Maestro Wilson Southerland for my Gianetta solo in the Act II Scene IV Chorus of L'Elisir D'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti. Look it up! It's a fun number. ...
... Since we couldn't really stay in the apartment, we decided to start our Florence sightseeing. First, we headed to the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore (aka. the Florence Duomo) by way of Santa Maria Novella square. Accidentally, we ended up at San Lorenzo church first, and thought about going in, but we found we needed a ticket so, we continued on to the Duomo.
Arriving at the Duomo was a bit of a shock to the ...
... I just wanted to look at the line if it was really long then we would know we didn't have time, but we stumbled across it and no joke we waited in line for ten minutes and we were in, it's really cool as you turn the corner once you are in the museum there he is, he s quite impressive really. You're not allowed to take photos but we needed evidence to show the others so we took some sneaky ...