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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... in excitement. After breakfast, we asked the desk for information about city tours--the "hop on, hop off" bus seemed just our ticket. Only $20 each, and three different routes that we could choose from. Off we went, deciding that a stop on the other side of the Arno (at the replica of David) would be lovely. And it was--another clear day that would soon turn toasty, but at 10:00 am was quite bearable. We "hopped off" at the plaza, and bought a few trinkets ...
... the tyrant Cosimo I de' Medici in 1540. The Palazzo Vecchio's ornately frescoed courtyard represents a big change in the world of art--art for art's sake. We entered the residence at the Salone dei Cinquecento (Hall of Five Hundred) which was originally built to house the Republic's Grand Councilors. Cosimo I expanded it to become a ballroom and then had ceiling panels lavishly painted to extol his virtues! The huge wall paintings in the ...
... beers from an Alimentari down the road, and enjoyed the atmosphere of the square, chatting to each other and others around us. One night, we met a really interesting guy originally from Albania. He called Florence home, but worked in Germany, and we had a rather indepth conversation about the meaning of life, higher beings, consciousness and all sorts of other things! After saving a few dollars on 2 dinners, for our last night in Florence we decided to splurge on the classic bistecca ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
What a great day! It was certainly warmer today. Craig and I set out early to drive to Firenze to find the train station and a car park! It did prove a little challenging but as usual Craig was my hero and all was achieved. We were very early for Josy & Nick so we had a look at the Duomo and Baptistry - outside only because it was SO CROWDED! We certainly ...
... I went for that as well.
Once we had finished our lovely lunch we headed back out into the heat to continue exploring more of the city. We walked around the shopping area for Niomi. She wanted to browse the streets for a little bit which was fine with me. i enjoyed going down all the cobble streets which had so many cute shops all the way down them. Not one shop was shut down unlike back in the UK.
An hour or so later we headed back to the hotel. ...