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... statue. It is a spectacular view down the long gallery with David at the end.
We stopped for lunch before taking a quick tour on our own to see some more of Michelangelo's statues in the Medici Chapels. Must admit one should see them first before you reach the summit of David. And when you consider Michelangelo sculpted the statue of David when he was in his early 20's and he lived to be 89 you begin to appreciate the diversity of the ...
... across the Ponte Vecchio filled with its luxury watches and exquisite jewellery, ate gelato and drank in the rich smells and the high activity. After enough walking a mental shopping list was made it was time to grab some food.
We found a side street that was popular but not too touristy and finally got some true Italian food, traditional dishes which aren't busy but have great flavour. Shaylee was very content with her truffle ravioli. During the meal we got talking to an ...
... mmmmmm....Veges a plenty & all the cheese and wine, so many decisions. Our apartment has kitchenette with table and chairs with lovely large skylight over our bed and another in the bathroom....no windows though! (Our host Percy so very nice but barely a word in Engish.) So surprise evening installed...a blackout....but all good....dinner done (gas) & up to the terrace of our suite. We then enjoyed the company of ...
... the river and old city below and mountains enfolding it. So tired, walk back down, ask the guy in the little supermarket almost next to us, which moderately priced wine he can recommend to accompany the chicken -and -asparagus -from -the -market dinner we have planned and there it is-something called Rèmole, a 2013 Tuscan red at €5 and unbelievably fine! The chicken got some too which made for a great feed! Will let ...
... with wild boar. This was surprisingly tasty/.
Last nights adventure however will not be repeated. Completely out of my comfort zone I bravely requested the octopus salad. The first few bites were fine but after those few it became evident it really was not for me!!!
Hope all is well at home!
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