Travel Blogs from Florence
... supposed to leave from 2F"..."F" for..****-up. I'll retrieve your bag!! You will need to go to baggage claim!!!
Get my bag and we head over to 2F, luckily have time to spare now. At 2F seek clarification on why our confirmed tickets not confirmed...on top of Train strikes, Taxi strikes, there were airport strikes yesterday that caused a backlog of assenters, etc. If you don't get on the 3:30 you will definitely get on the 5:30. ...
... he also couldn't sleep.
I managed to find some sleep around 2:00AM. I woke again at 4:00AM. I Basically rested from 4:00-6:00AM as opposed to sleep.
At 6:30AM, we set off for the metro station to take us into my own personal Fearscape (a la Divergent).
Here's my take on Roma Termini:
- Vigilance is key. Everything you've read about the gypsies and pick-pockets is true, and we absolutely saw them in action. ...
A special mention goes out to Giovanni di Francesco Toscani's "Annunciazione", which gave us a moment of humour towards the end of a very long and foot-aching visit (see caption for details).
Phase V - Eating at a hole in the wall "snack bar"
Time 10 mins
The star: a 7 Euro lunch
Mmmm..stuffed pizza and calzones. Nothing more to say.
After this 5 phase ...
After all that hot, sticky touring, we sat on a bus for five hours, and then got dropped off in Florence. My contact and left eye was all gunky, we were tired, and it was bad planning on Cosmos part. So, grandma and I toured the city on our own. A bit of a let-down, actually - SO DIRTY. ...
... though. Another funny thing is when you tell people about turning 21 in the United States and how it is a big deal, people laugh. Apparently most people "STOP drinking when they turn 21" over here in Europe. Obviously that's not true but I thought it was funny to hear come out of someones mouth. Turning 21 will be a little odd, from here on out no birthday will mean anything more than I'm getting old ...