Villino Blu Holiday
Travel Blogs from Costa Rei
I'm really not a night owl I have a pesky habit of waking early which is only gonna get worse when I get back to the uk as we are on double summertime here. But tonight I made the effort to stay awake tho the copious vino doesn't assist. I'm watching ambulances trying to create trade tearing across the square, and street vendors selling some kind of LED copters, and a thunderstorm brewing, and the French running at ...
... visible. Closer to us you could see a lot of those tall thin trees that immediately spring to mind when you think of the Tuscan countryside.
The reason we’d traveled up the hill was to tour the San Miniato church (the actual remains of the saint reside there.) The outside was already intricate and beautiful, but inside was a whole new world. Every surface had carving or painting or some form of decoration. Even the ceiling. I took ...
... city like place. I am more of a country girl myself. Plus, I miss the sea....and all of that GREAT fish! Florence is also very confusing. It is quite difficult to navigate. I have a map, but NOTHING is square, 3-5 streets all of sudden "dead end' into a piazza and then change names! I just look up constantly to get my bearings for where the river and the duomo are located and then I can "kind of" get my way around.
It has been a good ...
... 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 ...
... amongst others.
Whilst I was sitting outside Santa Lorenzo waiting for the bus, a couple next to me were taking photos with his super dupper - big lense camera. Down the street walking towards us, came this tall thin figure all in black with long flowing black cape, carrying an empty wine glass and a long stem rose. Very theatrical! He thought they had taken a picture of him, which they may have done, so he approached and started a conversation which seemed to be ...
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Other places to stay in Costa Rei
Via Icnusa, 25, Costa Rei | 3 star hotelfrom $213
Strada Panoramica Villasimius, Costa Rei | 4 star hotelfrom $212
Via Cristoforo Colombo, Costa Rei | 3 star hotelfrom $139
Costa Rei, Costa Rei | 2 star hotelfrom $49
Via Enrico Berlinguer, 2, 67030, Costa Rei | 2 star hotelfrom $45