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Something else that catches my eye at the Uffizi is a two sided display of a painting of a dwarf. Apparently, dwarfs had a bad rap during the Renaissance and were viewed as freaks, but one became the favorite court dwarf of Cosimo I de Medici. Bronzini, a court painter, tried to show that painting was superior to sculpture in ...
... the tour, we had more free time to wander over the Pont Vecchio to check out the gold and headed back to the hotel. We needed to do some laundry while the others were out at an optional dinner. Luckily there was one 2 streets away so we headed there. On the way we found a few others of our group who'd opted out of the dinner also to spend some time on their own. The machines at the laundry were all full but in my best Italian and her ...
... south....but Polpette di manzo are a bit hard to find...and not on the menu! We had lunch at Buonegustai....Laura and Lucia in the kitchen. I had the best pasta Tartuffe ever....Dave had a sausage and mushroom sauce and Larry had a pasta Romano. Lots of wine and lots of good conversation. Gelato to follow. Dave likes two favors best...pistachio and chocolate chip. After gelato we walked over to Santa Croce to show Dave where the ...
... Piazza della Signoria.
At the Piazza del Mercato Nuovo we found a bronze statue of a wild boar. Legend says that if you put your hand in the boar’s mouth and wish for a return to Florence you should return, or have your hand bitten. The boar is located beside an open-air market, where you can find leather goods and souvenirs.
Our last stop on our tour was to visit the Duomo Cathedral. Given the time of year and the lack of tourists waiting ...
... her friend sitting at a cafe having their first glass of vino for the day. Small town Firenze! Found Clet's gallery - right where I was picked up for my pasta making workshop yesterday!!! He was busy preparing more stickers for his sign alterations - tried to have a conversation with him but his English was as bad as my Italian!! I had decided that I would have pizza again for lunch at the same restaurant as I have eaten at a couple of times previously as I at least know they do ...