Hotel Touring Pisa
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... the air to take silly pictures. Of course, we did the exact same thing. After about 30 minutes of trying to get the perfect shot it was starting to drizzle so we looked at the other two buildings in the piazza which had entrance fees so we didn't do in. One was the Pisa Cathedral and the other was St. John's Baptistry. We were glad we went back for the once in a lifetime ...
A little Roman History for those who at interested before we move on. The Colosseum, which was originally named the Flavian Amphitheater, is the most impressive building of the Roman Empire and the largest building of the era. It is considered to be the greatest work of Roman architecture and engineering. The Colosseum was built by Emperor Vespasian, founder of the Flavian dynasty, for Titus, his successor. It is an elliptical building measuring 189 meters long ...
... followed our noses and headed out.
An hour on a train later and we arrive in Pisa. Websites like wiki travel etc all hint that the only thing to do in Pisa is the tower and then it's best to get straight out again. (Un)fortunately for us this wasn't an option and we were committed to spending the day/night here. Pisa is split down the middle by a river. On one side it's fairly touristy whilst the other (where ...
... She made a phone call and then came back saying it was fine for me to use this ticket to Pisa. In her "little" English she told me platform 12 but in Italian she said 20, my highschool Italian Classes came in handy. This train had little cabins with three seats on each side. I plugged in my phone to charge and read a book, still stressing on how I was going to find a hostel without internet. Eventually the ticket man came along and I ...
... a difficult time getting painting lessons, but her father was a renown painter in his own right; many of her paintings were attributed to him. And if women did paint, they were relegated to doing portraits, not religious or serious art. She was able to train under a teacher, but he raped her, and there was a long scandalous trial. Sorry I can't remember her name, but she went on to be considered one of the greatest and important women painters.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed