Villino Blu Holiday
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... the two cities. It was an awesome day followed by another awesome meal. What can I say the easiest way to my heart is through my stomach...after a few weeks here I think the same can be said for Dad, but with the twist of it being anything pasta!
After our day tour we had to finally leave the Tuscan Sun and head further North. Next stop was Leaning Tower of Pisa and then Lucca. The drive to Pisa was so beautiful even after we left the cypress trees behind. ...
... to our Tuscan farmhouse because we have had a really great time here, so on the train early and arrive in Florence. We had coffee with Roger and Wendy, hugs and kisses all around and they headed off to sightsee. We dragged our cases a couple of hundred metres and found our hotel where we were able to leave the baggage until we check in later. We walked past the Accademia and saw that the queues were many hundred ...
... we arrived the queue was very very long. We stood in the hot sun for over an hour to get into the gallery. Once inside we got audio guides and slowly walked around the gallery. Of course the statue of David was a high point was unbelievable that it was only carved from one piece of marble. As we were in here for a few hours we decided to take the long walk home back thru the main shopping streets, where we picked up ...
... so close—there’s a gelato shop just at the corner!! I walked over Ponte Vecchio—it was ridiculously crowded as usual. All the shops on this bridge are jewelry stores so nothing that really appeals to me, but the bright shiny window displays are fun to see.
I headed over to Piazza della Signoria, the square where the Uffizi Gallery is located, and the copy of David by Michelangelo, and the Palazzo Vecchio. I decided to go back to the ...
... as 7 churches as it's exactly that 7 churches in the one complex. My highlight of the day was Gelateria Delle Moline which have an awesome brioche bun with filled with gelati, genius!
Pisa was another day trip to see the one and only Leaning Tower, the bell tower of Pisa's Cathedral. The tower began to tilt while it was being built, due to the ground being too soft to hold the weight of the structure. Before it was restored in 1990 & 2001 the tower had a lean of ...
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