- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... and we had asked at the Tourist information about seeing it and that lady said it was not possible. So Lina rang them directly (I don't like to take no for an answer) and the elderly owner, Umberto, said we could go and gave us his own personalized tour of his family's magnificent historic palazzo home. Clearly a lot of money was made from Alabaster in the past. He showed us round the 12 splendidly decorated rooms. His ancestors had ...
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Italy Driving Tip: Italy makes frequent use of speed cameras. They're called autoveloxes and the police are happy to mail you a speeding ticket if you fly by one too fast. This seems a bit unfair to me and I hope they never catch on in the U.S. Fortunately my Hertz Never Lost alerted me to most of them in advance, but I have a feeling I may receive a couple of additional charges on my credit card.
... the walls are exquisite. On one of the walls is a statue of Mary and Child, with the two saints who are guardians of the Medici family (Cosmos and Damian) on either side. The faces on all of these statues bring them to life. Mary's is sad, and the saints are old and strong. On each of the two other walls are two statues: dusk and dawn on one, and day and night on the other. The idea is that these statues represent immortal time, which is ...
... red Tuscan wine we bought yesterday. Re-Energized, we head up the street to the Etruscan Museum. It contains artifacts from the Etruscans dating back to 1500 B.C. They were quite an advanced culture especially when we compare them to the Anasazi 2500 years later. The main attractions are the many carved funeral urns depicting the faces of the deceased. It was a nice museum but there was only one or two English descriptions and in our opinion, the price was a bit high ...
... lines as long as they were, I did not feel a two hour wait was worth it. I did, however, get a photo of replica David, and what a replica it was! The city is beautiful, but I wish I could have it all to myself. The hectic feeling of the streets filled with more English speaking people then Italian makes me unadorned to the culture here. I feel the same throughout Italy. Why spend big money in overcrowded cities to see things everyone has photos of? I ...