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After the Uffizi we decided a day of wandering the town and shopping might be in order. A light lunch and a few purchases over the next couple of hours led us eventually to Spritz o'clock at the Cibrea Caffe in Sant'Ambrogio ... Conveniently just around the corner from home.
Back at 1865 now pondering the Livornese fish stew which is most probably on the menu tonight at Trattoria ...
... and the Sante Croce. She even pointed out the increased sculpting skill over the centuries - can you see the dimples in the skin of the buttocks? Apparently Dan Brown's latest book 'Inferno' includes Florence as one of its locations... must read one day.
Florence deserves so much more attention but what can you do ...
The highlight the Birth of Venus by Botticelli. You see it almost everywhere. It was nice to see it in person!
Another highlight was a painting by Michelangelo. He did not do many paintings, so this was a treat. There were so many paintings and sculptures, you could not really see them all. We used an audio guide by, none other than, Rick Steves. He helped us focus on the imports paintings and statues. ...
... one with ratatouille and finally chicken livers. This was followed by a tuscan risotto which had a type of bolognaise sauce on it and lots of mushrooms. We passed on desert - no matter how wonderful they looked Then it was more sightseeing this time crossing back over the bridge to find, quite by accident the Pitti Palace, which is now an art gallery and museum. By now we were getting just a little tired so we made our way, via a supermarket back to the van. Later on ...
... outside the clubs in Poland. It's seemed like forever ago the lady in Germany thought we were asking her if it was safe to sleep in the park. We have eaten and hiked scary cliff edges of the Alps. We have literally taken thousands of pictures, and listed to lectures. We have chased trains and tried to speak Italian and French. We have hand washed our undies and line dried them in our rooms. I do think we have heard about every style of church ...