Hotel Villa Liana
Travel Blogs from Florence
... The bed was humongous, and we even had a closet/changing room so that our suitcases wouldn't be in the way.
Usually after traveling all day, I like to take a nap to recover. However, it was only about 1 pm in the afternoon and I didn't want to waste my time sleeping. Alyssa and I got ready, freshened up, and went to the front desk to ask about the taxi situation again. It was a new concierge and he told ...
... the restaurant and food, and they seemed to appreciated that.
After dinner I took a walk over towards the Duomo to have a look at the “human circus”. There were lots of people there, which I suppose is to be expected for a Saturday night. I decided to visit an ATM and top-up my cash supply at a nearby BNP Paribas branch.
By this time it was after 21:00 so it was back to the hotel to get organized for my departure tomorrow.
... it's intense. They're generally on wood, which is cut and shaped, layered with two kinds of glue, layered with fabric, layered with more glue, then the gilt is applied in squares. The excess is scraped off, the gilt is smoothed with a tiny little metal thing, then the lace-like decorations are punched one hole at a time by hand to embellish the halos. And these things were huge, often as tall as I am and at least twice as wide as they are tall. So much work went ...
... patient and caring with Mum in the way that I should have been. Mum was amazing! By the end of her trial, she definitely had the hang of it but still just about kissed the ground when she got off.
Then it was time to wipe the smile off my face and give it to Mum! Despite segways having a gyroscope to keep them upright, I managed to just about wobble off it the moment I stepped on! Luckily, Valentina was just as kind and ...
... David. Neither of us realized how huge he was. We went to the Duomo which was beautiful and grabbed gelato at Grom afterwards. It was so delicious...think we might have to go back later tonight. Molly had tiramisu and I tried raspberry with lemon. We have train reservations to the Cinque Terre tomorrow stopping for a few hours in Pisa on the way! Looking forward to a few days just laying in the sun on the Italian coastline.
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed