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... home' to our apartment in Florence near 6pm we set out to explore some new areas within the city for some relaxing before dinner and to try another amazing dinner spot! We shared a bottle of Prosseco on a great little side street and the restaurant kindly invited us to various appetizers set up by the main bar. We wondered to the more Southern part of the city, across the famous bridge in town and tried to catch dinner at a very popular local Risotrente; but, ...
... it was worth the trouble because the exhibition was magnificent. Botticelli's birth of Venus, one of a few of Leonardo's paintings left in Florence, the architecture of the palace itself and the view of the Ponte Vecchio and the river were highlights for me at the Uffizi. Then it was off for a serve of spaghetti and a nice Chianti. Why haven't bidets caught on in Australia? It is quite enjoyable learning a new ...
... though I am not the first to appreciate a work of art, I was rather impressed. On our way back we wandered through the mot glamorous street ever!! Every high end label - Gucci, Prada, Vera wang, Burberry, Tiffanys - you name it, it was there! It was the most amazing place to people-watch, although I did feel slightly underdressed in my jandals. In the same area I discovered the Lindt store! I have never seen so much chocolate in my life - and so many different flavours! I wanted ...
... The red wine that we purchased actually surprised us and was sparkling red wine. It was perfect though because Tanner loves champagne and red wine so it was destiny for his birthday dinner.
After a relaxing night in, we spent the next day continuing our food tour and exploring the Central Market (Mercato Centrale). It is a large square building packed with vendors selling everything from wines to meats/cheeses, fresh fish and meats (we saw an actual cow's head... ...
... that I again shocked the hell out of myself by being able to navigate my way back (admittedly, we're talking about a few square blocks but my powers of disorientation are strong), I even managed to find the Porcellino Fountain and give its snout a quick rub for good luck.
I returned to find Mum feeling very much at home in the lap of luxury, clearly enjoying it's restorative benefits. I tucked her in and then indulged in some luxuriation of my own - ...
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