Villa La Torre
Travel Blogs from Greve
... overlooking the city. What a view of Florence! After a chance to take photos of the fourth replica of Michelangelo we had seen and the Duomo rising out of the center of the city, we re-boarded the bus and returned to stand for hours in front of the Cathedral de Santa Maria de Fiore (Il Duomo). From there we walked to the only museum that was open on a Monday - actually a prison turned museum - and spent the rest of the tour learning about the tortures that ...
Greetings! Today we drove to Siena. The drive was about an hour and was hilly, windy, and the most ridiculous vistas! Tuscany is so beautiful. We visited the Duomo first, and what a spectacular sight. So unique, with the black and white striped marble columns inside and marble inlaid floor. We sat down for a while and just marveled at the detail. This was a beautiful catherdal with architecture that was so different from ...
... too. Following the theme of so many other tourist we took some obligatory “oh my gosh, I’m holding up the tower” poses and commented on how there were more people in this square than in the rest of the entire city. We decided to purchase a combined ticket to enter the Duomo, the museum of the Duomo (since at this point we’ve seen like 4 duomos and really like them). The inside of the Duomo was really impressive with it’s gilded ...
... This area was neat and had some really funny street performers. We eventually found the Uffizi and went in to make a reservatio because we had heard that its insanely busy but they guy laughed at us and just said come anytime.
As we were walking and shopping we spoted a huge camera and some PR people and we saw Ronnie from the Jersey Shore!!! lol I was so pumped because we had heard that they were filming here for the next season and I had really ...
... in plenty of time. It was a normal Mass, and as a bonus they handed out a full Mass sheet. This meant that we could follow the entire service, including responses. We all thought that going to Mass would be a very good way of quickly picking up pronunciation and hearing.
Later in the day Robyn and I took a drive down to the next village to see if we could find a shop to buy groceries for dinner, but had little luck! No such luck. Their shop opening ours are certainly different to ...
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