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... a bit of charm. We enjoyed a hot cup of soup and some local cured meats and baguette before wandering the streets and getting immersed in the culture. One thing we had learned was the hours of operation. Lunch was from 11-2pm, during which time most if not all shops closed. Then when the restaurants shut between lunch and dinner they would reopen and again and close early once the 6-7pm openings of restaurants began. So despite being on your own time table driving ...
... tower. Stop number two was a visit to the home of Leonardo (in a town called Vinci) and a little museum with some artefacts. Everything was in Italian so we had to guess what all of the machinery was used for. I actually didn’t realise he invented machinery, as well as the art. Maybe I was the only one. Stop three was the Laura Keating stop, at a winery in the Tuscan mountains. We were in the chianti region of Italy and ...
... are both super nice, of course, they made a sale! Dinner at Finisterrae was great except my "steak" was too well done and more like a tough pot roast served with tossed salad. Henry had the sea bass which was prepared with sliced potatoes, zucchini, tomatoes and whole grilled Mediterranean whole green olives, which he enjoyed a lot. Appetizer was cheese ravioli topped with ground beef and pasta on the side. ...
... a soup, a pasta, and a meat course that was nearly impossible to eat all of. The second night was just and antipasto, pasta dish, and salad... it took much less time. The third night we just had pizza.
Sunday night when we got back it was still down pouring and we basically sprinted back from the train station. Florence was a beautiful city and a great way to start off the weekend excursions.
... is the beautiful cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore. Adjacent is the matching Giotto's bell tower complete with sculptures by Donatello himself! (Well not quite, the originals were replaced with replicas so that the original masterpieces could be housed safely in a nearby museum). The building is massive, at 500m long and 38 metres wide and it looks as though the whole building is constructed from green and grey marble.... The third and final ...
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