Villa La Torre
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... 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 ...
... up for David. I think the line was about an hour, met a nice guy from Texes and had a chat. There was lots of pannel paintings, musical instruments and other things but really we came to see David. He was magnificant! Sorry there are no photos because crazy Italian ladies kept tourist from taking pictures literally by raising their hands between the statue and the lenses of silly people's cameras - people should obey the signs. My favourite view is on the ...
... We met 2 very interesting guys. Nick [super super cute] from New Zealand wanted to karaoke with us but we weren't so sure about going up so after he spilled his beer on me and apologized a million times we said good bye and he left with his awesome accent in tow.
Then his Asian friend [I didn't catch his name] took me through the first 2 weeks of this trip.... I saw all of the pictures... him on a gondola. His video of the ...
... 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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