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... musicians. Eventually, we wandered back toward the Pantheon and had one last glass of wine at the same restaurant and one last cone of gelato.
Friday, they got on the plane back to California and I headed out for a long day of parent conferences. Needless to say, I had to take this entire weekend to catch my breath and recover from a week that went by all too quickly! "See you in July," was never harder to say.
... bus ride away in the town of Fiesole. The city resides atop a hill overlooking Florence. Fiesole is known for its Etruscran ruins. We did spend a few hours in their museum and walking the ancient streets. As evening came we dined there in town with the locals. By bedtime I am sure we had walked three to four miles and ascended and descended a minimum of two hundred steps. GOOD NIGHT! ...
... I finally
found the place, hidden a few streets South of the Duomo. Inside I found a
pocket-sized little book loaded with images – food, furniture, vehicles, etc. –
with both the Italian and English words for each item emboldened below. When
purchasing it at the front desk, the saleswoman starting explaining to me how
wonderful this book was, telling me that it had helped her learn English, which
she then continued ...
... 8364; per can
Romain had to cook the fresh pasta in water and heat them in the microwave as there is no cooker in the hostel. When the pasta is ready, then he put the sauce in and heat again. Seems troublesome, but definitely doable. We had tortellini with tomato base and tasted really good. The restaurant sells the pasta for at least 10€ for bolognaise sauce excluding the taxes. We paid too much for not-so-good pasta in Venice so we didn't want ...
... They were unfinished statues by Michelangelo. Only parts of each man were completed, so it looked as if they were bursting out of the blocks of marble. It was really beautiful. Going through the museum and seeing so many pieces by Michelangelo also felt like my trip was coming full circle. I learned so much about him on my tour through the Vatican museums that I had more of a backstory. It was great being in the city he considered home and seeing his work. ...