Tenuta Di Ricavo
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Early to sleep meant early to rise. Out and about today before the hoards of other tourists joined us. We had the Ponte Vecchio to ourselves and wandered around the almost deserted Piazza del Duomo, where Santa Maria del Fiore is situated. When it finally opened we climbed the 463 steps of the Duomo's dome. For part of this we were actually inside the church halfway up the dome. The stairways were very narrow, dark and at times ...
... with them and decide to question us.
So we head into the very impressive station., it's so impressive it should have 500 foot epaulettes on it's roof and a 1000 medals for bravery should adorn it's magnificent facade. We buy the tickets...not cheap, well in my opinion....its about 40 pound each...for what will be a 2 hour trip travelling at 150 MPH...(I'm not doing kilometres....work it out yourselves)....so ...
... really felt like stepping back into renaissance times. This was a popular way station for travelers and pilgrims, and the main well in the center of the piazza has wear marks from centuries of ropes pulling buckets up from its depths. A thunder storm added to the drama and cooled us all off.
Our last stop was Pisa and I was pleasantly surprised to see that the church, Baptistry and tower are so well preserved. Of course, the tower went through major renovations ...
... we headed back towards the boutique only to find out that it was STILL closed. So we wandered around some more and did some window shopping. We also found the movie theatre on Piazza Strozzi where my orientation on Thursday will be. We went back to the boutique again and just as we were about to leave once more, the owners came back and reopened for the afternoon. After all that you'd think we'd explain the situation and the watch would be on its way to be fixed. ...
... the lineup was much longer than when we had been there and we're thankful we chose to get in line early. It was a little disappointing that the museum only had a few pieces and didn't really keep our attention long. Although the statue is definitely the best part and well worth a look at - even if you do turn into an embarrassed school girl.... Adrian! We tried our luck at the Uffizi museum but the line up there was ridiculously long and there really ...