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... the view of the city from the other side of the river, and then hopped back on. I had heard Fiesole was a breath of fresh air after the hustle and bustle of Florence, so we decided this would be a great place to stop for lunch--and it was. Up and up the bus went--looking out the window at the hills and valleys, and driving past villas that were centuries old. Again, I found myself pondering the beauty and history of palaces, dynasties, and clashes that make the ...
... great war victories over Florentine neighbors. The frescoes and coffered ceilings in the apartments and other areas of the residence were lovely but the spaces themselves were stark and devoid of the charm of the Pitti Palace. We also visited a Roman archeological site underneath the structure. On January 6 we celebrated Epiphany by attending the "Cavalcade of the Magi", an extensive parade in magnificent costume depicting the arrival of the ...
... 8211; a huge slab of T-bone steak. We shared one between us with some side dishes and it cost almost 4 times our other dinners! The T-bone was delicious (if a bit fatty), but value for money wise give me our Santo Spirito
square dinners any day!
Florence is such a romantic city. Her many delights drew us in last time, certainly did again this time, and hopefully will again at least once more. We rubbed the pig’s snout, so I have no doubt that one day, we will return.
... that we like touring the tourist spots more in the winter time. We also walked down to Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Palace area. The lines were so long and they were not letting people in! the Piazza Signoria was gorgeous with all the great statues. Eventually we also found the market area and the food market – which was great. We bought some vin santo and biscotti for my aunt and ...
... to go out for another nice meal in one of Silvia's other choices. On the way back we had to make another stop at the gelato shop to refill on gelato. Then we made a trip to a corner shop to get some lunch for our trip the following day to Pisa and Lucca.
In the evening we headed for the famous bridge Florence called Ponte Vecchio. Silvia told us a really nice restaurant right along the river. We watched the sunset over the river before going for a ...
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