Riva Lofts Florence
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We started the second day with breakfast. This wasn't a Tuscan breakfast like yesterday but an English one that our host, Malvin, asked if we would like. He got to work pretty early in the morning baking fresh bread and preparing the food. Scrambled egg, baked beans, sausage, bacon, mushroom and tomato were on the menu. In actual fact it wasn't …
We left Montecatini early for Florence. We had a hiccup along the way. The bus was pulled over by the police and we had to wait over an hour to do their checks. All was good though.
We enjoyed Florence, viewed some sights such as the statue of David and other various sculptures. It is a lovely place.
We left Florence ...
... of the line. We went inside as were slightly disappointed as compared to the other churches we had visited it was rather bare. Under the church had a few archeological finds but we weren't really in the mood and i was still hot from my run so we messed around and didn't really take notice. The line for the climb only took 20min, but the actual climb took much longer. It was hotter, ...
... remained in operation until the 18th century. The orphans got job training and girls could earn dowries to marry or become nuns, this was before working women, although later they trained and placed them as servants with more well to do people. Early on the boys were placed in a trade in the city, later, when the need for agricultural labor grew, they went to agricultural schools to learn how to farm. In 1419 building an orphanage and ...
Off to Florence! Birthplace of Michelangelo! Started the day off by doing a walking tour (in the rain) ha. We walked past the statue of David, Gates of paradise, the marble Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, Giotto's bell tower, piazza del duomo, ponte Veechio. I will be putting on some pounds in Italy!! The pasta is delicious! Tonight I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility