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Still resident in Florence but visited Lucca, a medieval walled city. Quite pretty enhanced by the fact that it is flat and not crowded! Walked and walked just taking in the village nature of the place but even though it is set out on Roman principles, north/south and east/west streets l got lost, again. On to Pisa with its crowds!! The leaning tower is the least interesting but that is what the crowds want, all taking ...
Oh,my aching feet! We are walking MILES but it is so nice! Lots of people in the palazzos and streets especially by late afternoon.
tomorrow, we're doing a walk that will take us up the hills ( me thinks the beer will taste good tomorrow afternoon)
... a vitally important family in the success and fame of Florence in the renaissance. These rooms were extremely lavish, with gilding everywhere and no expenses overlooked in construction.
After the apartments, we headed back to the Duomo, and found no wait for the entrance to the famous cathedral. Once inside, we climbed and climbed, and climbed some more, winding up spiral staircase after spiral staircase til we were dizzy, until finally ...
... every turn, there is a museum, statue, or just a great view. But contemporary culture has worked it's way into the aged architecture. We found all sorts of bars and shops woven into each street's buildings. Sure, tourism appears to run the city, but no one that lives here seems to be saying, "Come look at this and spend money!". Thats how I felt in Venezia. On the contrary, it is more like, "It's pretty f$&king cool, we know." ...
... It reminds me a bit of Christian rock. Anytime you restrict the manner in which you can express yourself, everything starts to sound/look the same and also goes a little ******. Well, that is my little two cents' worth, not that any art aficionado would care what I think :)
Luckily, my hostel was a great place to meet people, and I ended up going out the first night with four guys from Sacramento. The next night was with a large international group ...