Podere il Poggiolo
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... and you find yourself magnetically drawn back for another look. It is probably my favourite so far, maybe because it is so massive or, even though it has been restored, it is truly beautiful. Bought myself a little david to bring home so hope it makes the journey ok. Michaelangelo's apparently made it from a block of discarded marble he obtained from a monastery (as you do). How ...
... actually a private hospital with a volunteer ambulance service.) But we felt it was a better story about needing four or five ambulances there for the climbers.
We started by going to the food markets at Mercato Centrale since they were nearby and close at 2pm. It was fascinating to see the variety of meats, including such things as tripe & pigs trotters; the fresh fish - large and small, octopus, calamari, king prawns & mussels at very reasonable prices; the cheeses ...
... entrance where two security guards stood and yelled at Sarah to put her camera away. Of course, like every other place in Italy, there was no air conditioning so we used our maps of the city as our personal fans! For the most part the mass was identical to the ones in America, besides the whole "speaking in a different language" thing & the Kneeler things were just wood with no ...
... list so we took our time doing them. First on the list was climbing the bell tower at the Florence Cathedral, Basilica Di Santa Maria del Fiore, or otherwise known simply as Duomo. This cathedral is absolutely stunning. Construction started in 1296 and finished in 1436, it's the largest brick dome ever constructed, world heritage listed and is an example of renaissance architecture. After climbing more than 400 stairs we reached the top. It was a hard ...
... making our stay more like a home away from home , very civilised and convenient as this allows us the ability to interact with the locals shopping as they do, just like we did in Menaggio. It was not long before we found our feet and our bearings , locating the supermarket and the wine shop as well as the bakery all the things that sustain life. We also found and visited several markets where our eyes are bigger than our bellies; we had a hard time to not buy everything ...