Country House Le Vedute
Travel Blogs from Bovara
... for airport in Florence and then got onto auto strada (freeway). Heading in right direction we arrived around 4.30 pm after a deviation to another factory outlet. This is the night we stay in a castle "under the Tuscan sun"! The photos hopefully give you a better picture than my ...
I have learned so much throughout the past weekend. Most of our group left to various places: Cinque Terre and Venice. While those are both quite alluring places and I will visit them at some point, I decided to stay back. Rather than getting up on Saturday at 5am to catch a train (after a long, tiring week) I slept in until 11:30, one of my favorite things to do. How glorious sleep feels after desiring it so badly!!!
Besides the buttload of homework I worked on ...
... and various receipts to choose only the cash. I know how this feels, having been fleeced by gypsies in Venice, Russians in Shanghai and JDs in Brussels. But it was his first experience, and devastating: existential dread for 3 days. So Bologna was not a high point of the trip, although the sympathy and genuine concern we received from our hosts, Cinzia and Vito, warmed our hearts. Cinzia even whipped the newly purchased tablecloth off the table for us to ...
... ceiling art were still very vibrant. It almost looked Moroccan the way the colours were patterned. The whole places is covered in frescos, so no photos allowed, but my guidebook said they were some of the first types of that kind of art. Having now seen earlier and later works you can tell there was a progression in what and how things were being drawn.
After this, Walked up and down the tiny streets, looked in a few shops ...
... other churches and head straight for St Francis's Basilica. Wow. I mean, wow. I loved this church. There are 3 layers. The tomb where st. Francis is buried, the early church, and the upper fancy church. The frescos on the upper church walls depicting Francis' life made me understand what Francis was trying to preach. He was like a rock star in those days! IF I was to become a Christian; I would become a follower of Francis for ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service