Hotel Villa Liana
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... named Duomo di Santa Maria del Fiore, originally named saint Mary of the flowers. It has a large dome with Frescoes painted inside it. It also has a painting of Dante's last judgement. Dante wrote Dante's Inferno. To the left of Dante is Satan leading lost souls to hell and in the middle are the souls in purgatory and on the right was a bright city to represent heaven. We climbed 400+ steps to the top of the ...
The weather was once again boiling; well above 30 degrees so we needed frequent stops to rehydrate, take the weight off our feet and avoid the crowds. I was determined to have a meal again in my favourite restaurant overlooking il Duomo and celebrated my return with a cabonara and a frozen Amaretto cocktail. Life can be good sometimes and I could never get bored of that view.
Before too long it was time to head back to the ...
... the University of Texas (Bevo is the longhorn mascot).
Like yesterday, we had 4pm reservations at the Academia to see Michelangelo's David. So, we started that direction and did a bit of course corrections (and asking for directions) before finding it. Unlike the Uffuzi, finding the correct ticket counter was easy and within minutes we were gazing up at the 17 foot tall David. I had my handy Rick Steves book, which gave some ...
... big deal as I was down in 3 minutes. Doug had climbed all the way to the top of the dome and had a great view of Florence.
Seriously, after Lizzie’s unexpected departure from the Cupola, I made it back to where we turned around and went up about 20 more stairs around the corner and found the real exit. You continue all the way to the top of the dome and come back to this location to hit the second story balcony inside the dome ...
... from opera singers and accordion players all night long. Dinner goes for around 3 hours and then we all head back into the city of Florence for a night out. This doesn't last long for most as it's been a huge day and this will be our second big night out in two days, we are all exhausted. After some dancing and a few drinks and a little more karaoke, not Jake this time we turn in ready for Switzerland tomorrow driven home in a clown car. ...