San Giorgio e Olimpic
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... this time just a bit further upstream! The river was pretty, rowers paddling up and down, to the left were hills and small villages and to the right, the visible chaos of the Ponte Vechio bridge. We crossed over the river and started heading uphill. The winding roads took us through some small streets of little shops and into our first gelato shop of the trip (how did I last this long without one! It was already nearly 1pm!). We found ourselves in a small, ...
... as the Grand Dukes of Tuscany.
The Florentine dialect ...
... and there were at least 60 of our friends just sitting circles and talking and reminiscing over a great semester. There are no drinking rules here, so we could all just sit in the piazza and causally drink wine or champagne while enjoying the fresh air. We all basically took over lions fountain and stayed until they closed and kicked up out. This night was the last happy night, and then Friday our last night was going to be more sad. Thursday could have been one of my favorite days ...
... dessert - fabulous! During the meal there was a DJ just playing music in the background but then a man came and sang beautiful classic Italian music and we even got words to one of the songs to sing along - not that we knew what we were singing. After dinner Brian and I had plans to go back to the hotel and skip the club scene but we kind of changed our minds since we were having so much fun at dinner. So, we headed to the Space Electronic which is ...
Our final morning in Florence...On advice of our very knowledgeable concierge, we decided to see one more church, the Santa Croce - and it turned out to be the best yet. Again, just an incredible wealth of art and history - breathtakingly beautiful, and a heartbreaking exhibit of terrible flooding of the church in the mid 1960s.