Podere Le Pialle
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... we wandered around the Piazza and took all the required photos before wandering into the church for a look.
Pisa did not do a lot to impress us, it's predominantly a university city and is for the most part quite tired and grotty and if it hadn't been for an architectural/engineering disaster some 900 years ago, I doubt anyone would bother coming here. We battled past the many many street sellers exploiting this curiosity and decided that "pizza in Pisa" would be fitting. We ...
... detail, every section the same style, but different scenes, small and large portraits hung all along the top part of the wall. It looked as they were cramming to fit as much art as they could, and it was grand.
We explored the side rooms and saw a lot of Renaissance art, with tons of religious symbolism, and the occasional sculpture. We saw a Michelangelo and the Birth of Venus.
At the end of the museum was a huge exhibit ...
... on opposing walls scenes of heaven and hell. Heaven was bright and interesting with the apostles before it and hell was hard to decipher, had definite sections and rather scary characters before it.
We stopped off at our hotel to have some cold drinks since we have a bar fridge here which has been nice and to drop off our shopping finds, including a new backpack and a cardigan from the markets. We then headed to the bus stop beside the station for a 12 or 13 bus up to ...
... dresses on sale at the Coin. If the luggage doesn't make it tomorrow...shoes will be a necessity and a new leather purse! After a tour of the apartment and shopping, we went to Leo's again for pizza...I think it was a hit! We then walked to the Arno, crossed the Ponte Vecchio....well, half way and then got some gelato. We're all in bed now and having trouble with the wifi, so I'm attaching pics from this morning,but may have to wait until tomorrow for the evening ...
... We found that the food and experience in some of local haunts was better value than the overcrowded tourist restaurants. Apart from the price difference the atmosphere was more natural and real. We did venture into some tourist spots to look at the usual suspects the Duomo of the cathedral St Mary of the flower, the baptistery, the Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio to drop but just a few names. We had a long but wonderful day walking the soles off our shoes but still only scratched ...