Residenza San Giovanni
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... 1279 and 1420, and was started for the Dominican Order. There is an altarpiece by Giotto, another crucifixion with more gilt, blood..but with Mary and John sitting on each side of the crucifix looking terribly sympathetic (as they should be!). There is also a painting by Massaccio of the Trinity with Jesus on the cross, God the Father standing behind him, and I assume the Holy Spirit is all around??? There are also some fabulous frescoes on the walls behind the Nave, ...
... much fun.
That evening around 4am, we were both woken by sudden cracks of thunder and heavy rain which didn’t ease until 10am. We thought we could make the most of the day by heading to some museums to be undercover but it seemed everyone had the same idea. Instead, we went inside the Duomo until the rain stopped and found the pig monument which is famous landmark in Florence where you drop a coin from the pigs ...
... which took us to La Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudi's huge unfinished basilica. The basilica's three facades tell the story of Christ's life. The front and back of the basilica are the most impressive, showing the birth and death of Christ, respectively. A third facade, The Glory Facade, is in progress and will represent the elements of Earth, Wind, Fire and Water. Under construction for over one hundred years, it is still not completed, but when ...
... You can feel everyone start to doubt the large night but I ensure the boys that is for future us to worry about and we have to get on it again and make it a big one. The Wolfpack are again sharing a room in our hostel and we have about an hour to get ready before dinner. The entire group meets in the eatery downstairs and sit along a huge table and share chicken, Italian sausages, salads, breads, cheeses, and desserts, it certainly was a feast. To ...
... that served coffee and 'make your own' salads and sandwiches. As with cool coffee shops back home, tons of American college students were there. Funny how that works. After eating, Kara had to leave for the train station to meet her tour - I sat there and wrote for about 45 minutes (not the leisurely writing morning I had imagine, but it still felt restful and restorative to me).
I met Kathlee and Amy back at the B and B and we left to go meet our tour group. On our walk ...