Villa Fiesole Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Drove the mountain road to Callecine and then walked 5km to Fiesole because the roads were closed due to the cycle racing. They were racing from Florence and the mountain section was up to Fiesole through the town centre and down the other side, both steep windy sections. People lined the roadside to get a glimpse of the action, but the competitors were gone in a flash. Saw riders in all the colours ...
... drenched. I was happy to be on the bus with air conditioning when it arrived!
Now driving out of Florence, I'm sad to leave. This city is so walking friendly and and jam packed with history. Michelangelo's David, the Duomo bell tower designed by Giotto and so many buildings built by the Medici family are all here. The intricate building designs and narrow winding streets just give the place so ...
... renaissance statues. Then we headed to Brunalleschi's famous Duomo & museum as well as Ghiberti's baptistery doors. Wandering a little further, we went in to Santa Maria Novella church for viewing. The afternoon itinerary included taking a bus 30 min south of Florence to The Mall, a huge collection of factory outlets for designer houses like Prada, Armani, Gucci, Valentino, D&G, Ferragamo, & many more! Even the heavy discounts were still out of my budget but a ...
... It was really cool to stand in the middle of the piazza and picture all of the craziness that goes on in there on the days of the races.
On Wednesday, I spent most of the day writing a paper for my class. We had eight different topics to choose from, and I chose to write a food diary on all of the foods that I’ve eaten here in Italy and how my diet habits have changed since my time here. I actually really enjoyed writing the paper because it was interesting to reflect ...
... for a while. It was really fun to get to know people better and just sit down and hang out and talk! I really like the staff I'm working with, it feels like we've known each other longer than just 4 weeks! I'm definitely going to be sad when I leave.
We spend most of evening getting to know other people at the bar and even talked to some local Italians (who of course hit on Caitlyn hard, haha).
Because it was a 3 day ...