Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
... in the direction of the train station and stopped for some information on the way.
We walked back from the rental car location (across to the South side of the Arno River). Our apartment has the perfect location. It is away from the busy, touristy area on the North and to the East, but it is an easy walk to the center of town. Florence is a small enough city that it is easily walkable…but, you will have some tired ass ...
We just finished our last meal in Florence. The bags are mostly packed and we leave in the morning. A cople thoughts on this leg of the trip.
1. It is good to know that if you know just 5 words in the native language and you have the right high level inflection for everything else in English, you are fine.
2. There is no bad Italian food in Italy. All the meals were great. If your budget for the trip is limited, skip the wine list and go ...
... We went and had a coffee in the Piazza and caught up on 50 years of family history on both sides. We were amazed at how similar Tiziana looked like our other cousin Angela back in Australia.
After a wonderful day in Florence we made our way precariously back along the Autostrada through thunder and lightning and heavy traffic.
Tomorrow is our last day in Toscana.
... I would've cried. I nearly did. Holy **** I don't even.
That fresco is the most impressive thing I've seen, really, seriously. The planning is insane. The forshortening is great, they dealt with the shape of the dome so well, I just. Holy ****.
And the church underneath was super interesting as well and a lot more Roman, haha. (Of course, there were Medici buried down there as well. Fffff.)
... of the Virgin Mary and child. No picture taking is allowed in the musems and most churches.
We also visited the Florence Duomo (cathedral) both inside and out. It is an amazing piece of archeticture. Our hotel was within walking distance of most places. My feet are actually doing OK and ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed