Villa Le Rondini
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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... notebooks, and we stopped in the farmicia on the corner for cold medicine.
Our last stop was the Conad, where we bought more necessities, and things such as tea.
Many adventures took place this evening, including both cooking and laundry adventures. We first decided we NEEDED to do laundry, which ended up taking a couple of hours since the washer was difficult to figure out. We knew we couldn't use any of the appliances while it was going so we waited ...
... and we were immediately approached by North Africans (illegal immigrants in these cases) who try selling bags, paintings, watches and other similar items.
We had been here before and the surrounding area was still heavily crowded with people. We did not intend to go to the leaning tower, as the lines of entry were too large.
We were going to try and go through the huge Cathedral that is there and we followed the guide to ...
... into the courtyard and then figuring out which door was the entrance to the hotel was a bit challenging, but we made it with a little help from a neighbor and then the hotel worker meet us at the inside of the 1st locked door. Although it is not much to look at on the outside, the inside of the B&B is gorgeous, the staircase leading up to the hotel suites is amazing. (We are so grateful for the recommendations of Marcel a New Yorker ...
Other than the drive in, our big activity was visiting the statue of David in the Accademia Gallery Museum. It's in the second room, at the end of a long hallway with other Michelangelo works, but the David is breathtaking in it's detail and size. I enjoy art, but in all honesty I very rarely get excited about it. The detail was stunning from the veins in his arm, all the way down to his toenails.The David was so impressive I found myself taking a ...
... in the second half of the 13th C, again magnificent green and white marble facade, Gothic interior with masterpieces by Masaccio, (who represents a turning point in modern European painting bringing linear perspective to bear), stunning Giotto crucifix of 1200 something, frescoes by Ghirlandaio and Filippino Lippi. I prefer seeing these masterpieces on churches rather than in the huge galleries, less overwhelming though ...