Villa Lecchi Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... display. The patron saint of Florence, then, is San Giovanni Battista, known to us as St. John the Baptist. Every year on June 24th they celebrate him in Florence with parades, rowing competitions and fireworks over the Arno river. I will find a way to get there next week.
Today I woke up to go to the dairy for the day, only to find that it was very rainy and muddy. After slipping and crashing the moped ...
... in the distance on a neighboring mountain bluff is another famous castle town called San Gimignano where there are restaurants, stores for fresh food, wine, pasta as well as galleries, leather shops and you can't forget gelato! My first day there, I had just travel almost 20 hours so I got my bearings, jumped in the pool and went to dinner up the hill where I proceeded to watch the sun set directly behind San Gimignano and ate fresh ...
... and of course Michaelangelo (more on him in a minute), as a result of all these commissions there are a lot of statues in Florence, they're everywhere.
But of course the most famous sculpture of all time, Michaelangelo's David, is the centrepiece of all the Florentine art - or you would assume so, at least. In fact there are several copies of David scattered around Florence (one of them can be found ...
Day 2 Florence- cont.
Well, I'd like to start first with the fact that I forgot to mention that yesterday we stopped into such an an amazing place... the Santa Maria Novella Pharmacy It was established in 1221, when the Dominican monks from the
adjacent Basilica of Santa Maria Novella began growing herbs to make
balms, salves and medicines for their infirmary. The amazing quality of
their products became widely known, and in the 17th century, ...
... one must and once a real LV was declared out of the question (Yes Maddie, you can buy a real one if you pay for it), the knock off version was Maddie’s only alternative. Not finding the usual display on the pavement, we approached the dark Tunisian caring an LV over his shoulder like a well healed Italian. But whisper Louis Vuitton with a question mark and he will reveal his true nature and pounce into action. He doesn't have the goods on him ...