Hotel Villa Sassolini
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... most amazing thunder& lightning storm. It sat right above us for over 5 mins continually flashing and crashing...the noise was like nothing else....rolling through the alley ways & streets echoing so it doubled it's journey. There was one curtain open watching & listening that's for sure!
And so Saturday was our day at the pitti palace...4 hrs later! We had visited the ...
... elements in the 1870s, but still in amazing condition for having stood outdoors for around 400 years. With all of the pollution in the air, he probably would not have fared as well from 1870s to present. NB: Those of us, who had cameras, abided by the rules at the Accademia
and did not take pictures of David, even though we wanted to. Many
other visitors were not bound by the rules. Sigh.
1. Rich: David
... are 19 of us here, from all over the states, very diverse and fun crowd. The meals are incredible... 5 courses and lots of wine.
Internet service is spotty, can't upload pictures or more entries. Will try tomorrow.
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Meanwhile the 'real' Cosimo di Medici was a larger than life bloke who created his own powerful dynasty in the mid 1500's. He once lived in the grand Government Palace complete with tower and overlooking the Piazza della Signoria, where the statue of Cosimo astride his horse now resides.
This Grand Duke of Florence in 1564 ordered his favourite ...
... top of the hill overlooking Florence. Here there was a church where we attended a Mass in Latin and then stayed for a Gregorian chant performed by the monks. Heading back down the hill, we found a cute little restaurant that served traditional Tuscany dishes. Dinner was great and we have already talked about going back tomorrow night. A great ...