Travel Blogs from Barberino Val d'Elsa
... the tour is a great win because our guide directs us to the most important works and those with the most interesting back stories, helping us to negotiate the massive gallery. After our 2hr tour we have learnt alot and understand more now why Michelangelo was so revered, as he makes other painters of his era look like 5year old finger painters. After our tour we catch up with J and Mish for lunch, who are just returning from site seeing at Michelangelo's ...
... and capricciosa calzone.
Today we had high hopes to see two galleries, but our time has run out and we are leaving now without touring the Leonardo Da Vinci Museum. But we did have a chance to see the Accademia Gallery's collection, including Michelangelo's David. Photo-taking is not allowed inside this institution, but it's safe to say a photo would not do justice to Michelangelo's perfect, 5 metre Renaissance sculpture. The marble embodiment ...
We got up and had brekky at 8:15am but it was such a mission to get up and pack after last night. There was spew all in the sink which blocked it up and **** everywhere haha. I managed to empty most of the water/spew out of the sink and make it look like it wasn't blocked as our tour manager checks the rooms before we leave haha. We jumped on the bus at 8:45am and prayed that our tour manager didn't look to closely at the sink lol. A couple of guys got ...
... still really fun. The views were awesome too. We stopped and sat in a spot while Sam put on a little show doing different impressions of Italian men, American men and Chinese men. He was really funny. He did magic tricks for us all day too. After that, we hopped back in the vans and jammed out on the way back to Florence. I find it very interesting how laid back the Italian culture is. They didn’t have us pay until after the trip was over and he even let me go home and pay for ...
... and placed them in the floured platters. By now the sauces were also cooking on the stovetop. The smell was making us all very hungry. Next was the gnocchi which looked like creamed spinach to begin with. We must have made 30 little clumps, this was quite messy but once again thoroughly enjoyable. Last but not least came the large bowl of vegetables. We each received a knife and away we went. At this point we were wondering if another 10 ...
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