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... in shape) vs religious buildings, a few varieties of the Madonna, and several gold paintings done directly on wood vs canvas. We then proceeded to the room dedicated to Michelangelo's work. Wow! From a far you immediately spot the statue of David towering over the room, but you quickly notice you're surrounded by other various masses of marble leading up to David. These are unfinished pieces of work Michelangelo was working on near the age of 81! Let me tell you, although they ...
... It's baptistry, which was the original church, is the oldest. The Facade is actually modern made in 1865 with green, pink, and white marble when Florence was capital of Italy. It's very beautiful. On the tour we saw many houses built in the medieval times, lots of towers. Apparently it was a bit of a competition to get the biggest tower, like a status symbol. Nowadays no tower can be bigger than the government building so they've had to chop the top off some towers ...
Our last full day in Florence started off with a bang with hotel breakfast, accompanied by our usual visitors, the bees! Our agenda for the day would be to explore the Boboli Gardens and Palazzo Pitti.
Alyssa and I had pre-bought vouchers for the Boboli Gardens, and it took our group of 8 two separate taxi cabs to get there. When the driver dropped us off at a rather obscure entrance, the woman at the entrance told Alyssa and me to walk about 5 minutes ...
... the subway during rush hour (pushy Americans) then for stops over we pushed 6 people, 8 suitcases, 5 backpacks and the 2 new bags we acquired in Florence off the subway car and up the stairs to the street... But the good news is we made it to the hotel with 6 people, 8 suitcases, 5 backpacks and the 2 new bags we acquired in Florence.... Only to find out the elevator was broken so up went 6 people, 8 suitcases, 5 backpacks and the 2 new bags ...
... seems like as soon as we stopped eating one meal it was time for another. Luckily we were usually able to walk to the next event--at least using up some calories before starting anew!
The love, friendship and camaraderie we have in Florence is indeed most special, but even if we knew no one, the city of Florence would still steal my heart.
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