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... was in harmony with the polychromy of the cathedral, as applied by Arnolfo di Cambio, giving the tower a view as if it were "painted". In his design he also applied chiaroscuro and some form of perspective instead of a strict linear drawing of the campanile. And instead of a filigree skeleton of a gothic building, he applied a ...
... was a small bottle of Lemoncello - drunk as a shot, it really packs a punch and at 30% alcohol, it needs to be drunk in moderation!!! We had a taxi booked to drop us at the station. It was a different driver, this guy made 2 stops along the way - once to deliver a letter and another to say hello to a friend!! Luckily we weren't in a rush to get to the train!!!! He did drive us to the actual platform, which was great as we weren't really looking forward to carting ...
... frescoes and sculptures in the Palazzo. We continued our walk towards Ponte Vecchio. As we walked across the bridge, we saw that every store was a goldsmith or jeweller, a legacy of Ferdinand de Medici. Once over the bridge we wandered around the streets a bit. This side of the Arno River is a bit more dirty and run down compared to the other side, so we crossed the river again and headed for the Boboli Gardens. The queue ...
... particularly grateful for my cell-phone that provides step-by-step directions and recalculations to ensure that I make it to where I need to be. I’m also grateful for my cell-phone because I can always Google directions, ‘pin’ my exact location and get to where I want to be... until I came to Florence and that wasn't the case anymore. I couldn't use my phone to point me in the right direction because I dont have WiFi outside of our apartment. ...
... few steps down to the Arno R and along to the bridge.
From here we went back to see the Galileo Museum. It was good to see, although I wouldn't pay separately for it. There were many items related to geometry, astronomy, telescopes, measuring instruments, old globes, clocks, etc from the 1600s through to the 1900s with some good videos explaining some of the design features and their uses. Much of it was physics based which is not our area of great understanding but it ...
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