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... the mausoleum of Florence’s former Medici rulers. We again rubbed the snout of Il Porcellino in Mercato Nuovo, hoping that it will once more guarantee our return to Florence!
We remembered going into Mercato Centrale last time in the big old iron and glass structure. Downstairs has a similar buzz and vibrancy to Barcelona’s wonderful market, but it was the new upstairs section that grabbed our attention! Very similar to Eataly in Rome on a slightly smaller ...
... sun we dressed appropriately for the duomo and walked in. Inside was a let down compared to the outside but it is ginormous! We walked around town for a little bit, stopped off for some cold drinks to head back to the hostel and change out of our clothes into something cooler. Tonight we went to a bar called Moyo where all you have to do is order a drink and then you can eat as much as you like, called aperitivo. It was a lot like tapas but Italian style, rice salad, pasta ...
... around a corner thinking we had a few more blocks to go to see Brunelleschi's Duomo. It takes your breath away, not because of some stunning beauty shining in the sun, more due to its massive size. You walk along seeing typical Florentine homes, businesses and then suddenly the road opens and this massive structure is before you. I've wanted to see the duomo ever since I read Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross King. When we began thinking & creating what Bok ...
... designed it his scale model collapsed and they then waited some 100 years before anyone came up with a solution how to build this dome. We went to the gallery Uffizi which holds a painting by nearly all of the ninja turtles. Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello. The gallery was full of remarkable sculptures and paintings. The first section of the gallery was dedicated to the Roman Catholic history (definitely needed a lesson in catholic saints). Then we explores the ...
... 8221; I look over and see bird poop on Skip’s back. I start the first wave of laughing and Skip is yelling “Joan, get it off, oh my god get it off!” I am trying to get into my purse to my tissues but I was a little slow because I was laughing so hard… She was like hurry up! Hurry up and I was just lauuuuuughing… Finally I get it out and I am wiping it off and was saying “Don’t rub it in! Can you see it? Oh my god… Is it on my ...
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