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... the church, at 4.30 we lined up to head up the tower. It was so weird coz it sloped so much and it didn't help that the stairs were slippery.. We reached the top in about 10mins and it was pretty high. I was a bit scared but we still got a few shots. Then after about 15mins we head back down, which was even harder than going up. After that it was time for the silly photos with the leaning tower, that was fun and ...
... Vertically and horizontally, but the symbiotic archtiectural nature of the cathedral was incredible. It has a strong roman base, traditional in form. Above is references to Turkish and eastern influences. Sorry, very brief architectural geek moment. Billy and Ben spent our time in Pisa photobombing the classic holding up the tower photos that the bus load of Asian tourists behind us were doing. I spent more time appreciating and documenting. We got back on the bus and headed ...
... the building. The Galleria Palletina has 28 rooms of paintings, five rooms named after planets (Venus, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn) with paintings from floor to ceiling, as well as damask wallpaper in some of the rooms, and frescoed ceilings. You can also visit some of the apartment rooms, including a bedroom, chapel, drawing rooms etc. There are some fabulous paintings by Tiziano ...
... by masters such as Raphael and Titian that rivals even the Vatican and Uffizi galleries.
We entered the Boboli Gardens first, and spent the next 2-hours exploring this beautifully landscaped park, which gradually rises uphill by a series of terraces that require a good deal of climbing by means of stairways and sloping pathways. The Medici had a Roman-inspired amphitheater built in the garden immediately behind the Pitti Palace, complete with an ...
... went back to our hotel ready to leave in the morning. Our last morning we had breaky in the restaurant and the girls got fussed over again by the Italian owners. We hadn't been inside Duomo so decided to go and line up at 9.30am. We got inside by 10:15am. We imagined it would be spectacular inside. We were surprised as it was quite plain inside compared to other cathedrals we had seen. We checked out of our hotel and caught the speed train to ...
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