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What a place.
First we went to the costume gallery. A perfect combination for us - me to look at the fashion, Darren to admire the art! Beautiful clothing, art and paintings. The people represented are:
I love Firenze (Florence)!
Got up earlier this morning and went to one final Bassilica (cathedral) before I left, and it was a goodie. Santa Maria Degli Angeli which was decorated by Michaelangelo. I continually am surprised at how much I am enjoying just being in these amazing buildings, generally just staring at the ceilings. They are so high.
The train station was on my way back to where I was staying, so I went in to check where I ...
Five weeks in already?! I know that I'm going to blink and this whole thing will be over. I keep thinking about how easy this semester is going school-wise and how I really need to cherish it before next year. I really need to cherish everything about this experience! Though I have to say, the honeymoon period is over.
I'm absolutely still in awe of everything that I see and do. Europe is so incredibly different from America, it's still ...
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After helping them back to my apartment, I got them some lunch at a neighborhood restaurant (Pasta anyone?) and then we were off to Florence for the weekend. There's no jet lag allowed when you visit me! Okay, okay. I did let them sleep on the 90 minute train ride north.
Checking into the hotel, we were all amazed by the enormity of the room and of the bathroom. ...
... to follow a walk from the Florence book that I have. It was one that took me all around my neighborhood here in the Oltrarno (“other side of the Arno”) area. The streets are very narrow here, until they get…narrower! The sidewalks are often barely wide enough for one person so pedestrians are often out in the street, then a car or more likely a motorbike will beep and everyone tries to get out of the way. It’s funny, in Rome ...