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Ah, Florence... Tonight is my last night in this magnificent, historically rich city. Florence was really the city I always dreamed of visiting. I wanted to see Italy in general, but Brunelleschi's duomo was the cause for most of my day dreams for the past three years (at least). I wanted to see the Cathedral and climb the great dome before I died. Today, I did it!
The day we arrived in Florence, I thought it ...
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. ...
... cups and charge minimum 5 Euro. Their coffees and other sweets are also double the price!
After skipping one of its scheduled runs (I find the Italians have no problem ignoring their own printed schedules whenever they feel like it), I caught the 6:33 pm C3 bus instead to Leopolda, which was the last stop. Then I crossed the street and got on the Tram in the direction of Villa Costenza and got off at Talenti--5 stops ahead. There across the street are several ...
... each other. The shopkeepers are really friendly, often hanging out with friends in the street, although I had a few problems a few days ago when I tried to explain what I wanted, detergent bars for the dishwasher, in the wrong shop. By 8:30 everything just as magically shuts down. I saw really well-dressed families with small kids go in crowds to the restaurant at 9 PM, even the kids are dressed up. This was the place my Dario, the ...
... a street vendor to get fresh grilled waffles - it doesn't sound like much but these are practically fried with crispy candied edges, the attendant kindly drizzled Nutella on top: the perfect evening snack.
Back in our room, wet from the rain, we changed clothes & headed out to a patio to have wine & croissants, which were saved/stolen from our breakfast buffet.
Early to bed tonight, we have museum ticket reservations for ...
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