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... of it even when it was cold. It is an experience you must do!
Finally there was a bit of a protest on our way back to the hostel-about a dozen or more police cars were there. It was the direct route to our hostel. I was able to ask for directions in Italian and receive instructions in Italian and follow them.I felt a great sense of achievement in that. I would go back and spend some more time in the city that was the heart of the renaissance.
Up early this morning for another drive day. There was no more snow overnight, so the stuff that had melted was now frozen solid on the pavements and gravel, making everything incredibly slippery. All of the low clouds were gone, so we got to fully see where we were, nestled at the bottom of the most gigantic valley I've ever seen. We were surrounded by the most breathtakingly enormous mountains for the first part ...
... arrived in town (flown in from Germany to spend a couple of days with us) and we organised to meet. Well it was a wonderful reunion; two hours over two bottles of wine and then it was time for a walk to sober up. Tried to go to the Pitti Palace but much of it is closed due to heavy rain before our arrival, so a decision was made to get some food and have a glass or two of wine. We chose the Piazza della Segnioria again as it has a wonderful ...
... soon back on the bus, exhausted. We had walked our little legs off; we had seen il Duomo 3 times, Neptune and David three times and Ponte Vecchio twice. Luckily Florence is such a compact city it can be done easily; just not so easily in this heat. I have now downloaded Dan Brown’s Inferno book for Tegz to read as this is set in Florence. I’m looking forward to reading her blog to see if she has fallen in love with Firenze as much as ...
... earliest. (This after they promised the voucher in 15 minutes and I had already waited over an hour!).
Figuring out the Bus/Tram Route
Because I ended up getting some gifts while waiting at the tour bureau, I stopped off at home dropped the gifts off, and changed to more comfortable shoes, then set out to figure out the bus/tram system.
The nearest bus in the direction I needed to go is on the other side of the Ponte Vecchio, which is actually the main ...
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