Travel Blogs from Florence
... cup alas, my gelati was not filled level with the cup but was heaped to twice what the cup should have held! I did however manage to struggle through it and it met every expectation! We managed to find Carol-Ann's version of gelati in the form of italian leather shoe shops. Spotted, a nice black high heel, from the corner of her eye, sized and fitted they now sit near me in our villa room. We were told that leather, among other things is very ...
... We decided to go to the train station first so that we can get our tickets first with seats. No more "Standing Room Only" for us. We decided on the 12:30 PM train so we can get to Florence earlier. Once we got our tickets, we walked to the Piazza della Repubblica for the Opera House. Then, we walked to this highly rated personal pizza spot, Pinsere Roma. We also made some pit stops for last ...
... and purchased some new boots and tennis shoes among many other things.. (J) Each night we got in and passed out. We fit a lot in to our days. Luckily we had Sunday to catch up on sleep. I stayed in PJ’s until 2ish. Hehe.
First few days of classes went great! It’s so nice to be back in art classes.
P.S. We are still in search of the good, cheap restaurants here. If anyone has any recommendations, please let me know! ...
... s llved. To open the doors to the fantastic gallery of art stretching across the river costs $500, thus the tours are very expensive. We have never seen so much famous art and up so close. It was like drinking from a fire hose. The last surviving Medici wrote a pact that the art would forever remain in Florence...and here they remain for all of us to enjoy.
Interesting footnote....there was only one painting by Michelangelo a painting of the holy family ...
... bad news when travelling?
After unpacking, we headed off to get some groceries and settled in to our new place. It even has a washing machine, thank goodness. Cooked our own food for a change from pasta and pizza.
In the morning we went to the market to enjoy the atmosphere and to buy some goods for cooking. Lots of good stuff, cheese, fresh produce, pasta, pasta and pasta, everything attractively displayed. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed