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... so we stayed in while Tom and Mom went to the Uffizi and Dad went to a market. We all went out to a dinner that was FANTASTIC, and possibly had too much wine. Afterward, Tom bought some Absinthe for a party back at our place, and we all drank and played music and sang and had so much fun! We laughed a whole lot! Today, we spent most of the day in transit from Florence to Rome, with a 1-hour train delay to boot. But when we got in, Julie and ...
... Michelangelo, which is on the top of a hill and overlooks the entirety of Florence across the river. My God, was it beautiful. Not only could we see the whole city, but also tumbling Tuscan hills with Cyprus trees and an old city wall unrolling into the distance. Not a bad couple of hours to spend in the afternoon. The hike up to Piazzale Michelangelo was strenuous, so we took our time coming back down the hill and across the river on our way to Santa Croce, a cathedral that houses ...
... raining, but nearby is the Restaurante Il Giglio. The elegant dining room is like stepping back in time. Feeling woefully underdressed for the venue, we are treated to another Tuscan feast. Starting with complimentary Prosecco and hors d’ouvres, it then just gets better. And in spite of the very high standards of food, venue and service, it is not expensive. At least by NZ standards of ‘haute ...
... I was miraculously still ten minutes early. I left the keys with Estela and walked the last few blocks to the apartment.
While examining the addresses, wondering why number 13 was next to number 5 and number 7 as on the other side of 13, Francesca stopped me and we shook hands. She asked me where my car was as if it was pure craziness that it wasn't there with me in seven foot wide alleyway, and I explained to her my situation. We both walked back to the car together ...
... rushed by the people behind us! The Duomo on the inside is actually one of the most insane works of art I've ever seen. I didn't know much about it before, actually didn't know anything about it, but instantly anyone can figure it out. They were depicting their views of Heaven and Hell. Heaven included angels and Jesus, while Hell had allll types of monsters and demons. How someone painted that, like sculpting the David, is beyond me. Mad props going out to them ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking