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... inside the dome - one just after the top of the arches and below the rose window; and the other one that runs around above the rose windows. Didn't enjoy that part at all. Haven't seen inside the cathedral yet as closed by the time was back down so will fit in another day. Ended the day at the Gucci museum - interesting look at various aspects if their products and ...
... dragged him off the road! At this point I was waiting for the “I’m a doctor” person to magically appear from our group of riders…but, no such luck. I realised very quickly that everyone was standing around, whilst I, the only medically minded person tended to Clive. It was scary. It had been a very long time since I had to do first aid or emergency nursing! It was a battle to keep Clive from trying to get up and keep on going (bloody ...
... and Rome's Colosseum). Its famous red-tiled dome, graceful bell tower and breathtaking pink, white and green marble facade have the wow factor in spades. The building of the cathedral began in 1296 and took almost 150 years to complete. Its neo-Gothic facade was designed in the 19th century to replace the uncompleted original which was torn down in the 16th century. When Michelangelo went to work on St Peter's in Rome, he reportedly said, "I go to build ...
... Ghiberti did two doors and the really famous ones have been removed for safe keeping and replaced with shiny copies, but his other doors still seem to be in place (at least they look as corroded as the original ones by Pisano nearby). The huge dome by Brunelleschi was also important for kick-starting the renaissance.
After going up to Plaza Michelangelo early the next morning for a great view over the city, we decided to take a day trip to Pisa and to a ...
... gelato- LITERALY! It was a pretty walled old city. Then we went to Pisa and got to see the leaning tower. It was not as tilted as I thought it would be but it was cool.
We went to a Museum called the Uffizi, the top floor was boring. I liked the 2nd floor a little better, my favorite sculpture was the AC's they had them in every room J Then we took a bus to Fiesole. We walked around the small city to the ...
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