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... hotel in Florence which is just down the street from the one we are currently checked into and find out how to spend our next few days in this wonderful city. We have recommendations to watch the sunset from a specific spot on the city, climb the towers and dome of the Duomo. Maybe finally catch some music. Some of our options have been limited to the strike but it is not clear where to find out which places are not open.,,.so we will have to figure that out. STILL more to ...
Today we stopped at the famous Pugi Bakery (established in 1925) before meeting our guide from yesterday, Francesca, at The Accademia at 9:00 a.m. First we saw the Department of Musical Instruments which holds a collection of about 50 musical instruments from the 17th-19th centuries and mostly from the de' Medici family. Most important is the viola from 1716 by Antonio Stradivari, the most famous Italian violin-maker in history. There is also a vertical piano ...
Originally, Sammi and I were planning on going to Lake Ridrocli in Forest Casentinesi (absolutely beautiful!). BUT, (for those that have traveled in italy know this) public transportation in Italy is pretty bad. The park itself is no more than 70 km away. For some strange reason, there is no way to get there in less than 12 hours.. so, we ended up doing something a little different..
After much frustration, we gave up, packed our bags, and headed to the train station. ...
... The outside of the Duomo is a piece of artwork itself. The building took 200 years to reach completion and the outside facade was replaced in the 16th century. Compared to the outside the inside walls are quite plain but the dome is remarkable with designs by Donatello, Paolo Ucecello and Lorenzo Ghiberti, with intricate painting and stained glass windows.
After a little more wondering around and taking in the city we made our ...
... was a street lined with tables of wine and cheese. We all made a dare between us that before we went home, we had to get a free glass from each station. Mission ACCOMPLISHED. Lauryn and I filled our purses to the brim with the free cheese, which later in the evening was all eaten in a matter of ten minutes. We came back to our place afterwards to where Jenna learned that she loves eating orange peels and running around on her knees. I love my friends!
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