Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
... Florentines like to be buried. There are many famous tombs as well as more frescoes. On the way home we called at a gelateria which claims to be the best in the world and had some delicious ice cream. It is quite hot today and we all needed a rest before dinner in a trattoria that was so good we booked to go back tomorrow to have the local speciality - Florentine ...
... as white and black marble blocks that make up it's walls. And the cathedral, well it was amazing but unfortunately i could only take photo's on my iphone as i've filled up the memory card on the camera till it get to Rome to buy a new card!! The self portrait sculpture of Michael Angelo is in this cathedral as well as beautiful what i'm going to describe quite crudely as a marble gazebo type thing that was made in the 1300's and has a ...
The days have been starting earlier and earlier, 8:30 am from now on! After our art history class we headed over to Santa Maria Novella. It was beautiful from the outside and inside. I loved the patterning on the ceilings through out the whole church. We spent much of the time sketching inside this church.
Next we headed over to the Church of San Lorenzo, it looks rather plain from them the outside- apparently Michaelangelo ...
Bus to Assisi 2.5 hours Story of st Francis. Gave up life of wealth and lived life like Jesus and based life on poverty, respect of nature and ... Origination for "San Francisco" Stopped and brought wine, lemon-cello and olive oil from the Umbria region and sent back home. When pope met with other religious leaders met in Assisi Had lunch in Assisi with Bayleigh atLla Lantera Bayleigh had pasta with Mushrooms and truffles and pasta with wild boar. bramecimo! Bus ride to ...
... After stopping at the nearest ATM we wandered through the streets taking in the sites; Palazzo Vecchio with its painted ceilings,
Piazza Della Signoria with its Neptune fountain and copy of Michelangelo's David, Loggia della Signoria and of course Ponte Vecchio (the Old Bridge) with its jewellers ...
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