Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
... how beautiful is but sometimes there is no better word! From here it was time to venture for a bite to eat and a little people watching before heading back towards the bus. We had a little time to kill so got a gelato and sat to savour it. I am pretty sure the both of us nodded off on the bus trip back to Florence. I wanted to try to make it to Gallielo's museum when we got ...
... bar in the hotel for happy hour at 6pm for some much needed breeze and a good view of Il Duomo nearby. The 360 degree view is amazing, looking at all the roof top, the terraces and the the main building bursting through into the sun light.
We are definitely in a good location.After a Pina Colada each we wandered down to the river for sunset and then explored the area around Pont Vecchio and the Uffizi. We had another nice meal in the Piazza ...
... covered and seen. We didn't feel like a restaurant meal tonight so we decided to make the most of our balcony with a view. We went to a supermarket a few blocks away and bought cheeses, prosciutto, pesto, crackers, fruit and drinks for dinner and brought it back to our balcony. It is so cheap to buy these products compared to back home and the quality is amazing. So a nice quiet night in. Probably a good idea as we have a train to catch at 9am ...
Awaken to Bells of jubilation at 7:00 am, stretch and start to move at 7:45 am, in at the Uffizi Galleria on foot by 8:20am. We are in full sponge mode for our last tour in Firenze, a most beautiful and endearing city.
We honor both of our learning styles, so going to an art museum must have a strategic plan.
Ours includes as much time as either of us needs to clear a room, consulting with each other as desired.
We traveled from two to three ...
... This is quite a small Galleria so you can get thru it pretty quickly. I was out in a little over an hour. I was amazed by how many sculptures were done by Bartolini (an Italian sculptor). This Galleria has the most comprehensive exhibit of his works. As I love sculptures, I lingered in this section for a thorough viewing first before visiting the big guy. I can't imagine how busy he must have been during the late 1700's / early 1800's to have been commissioned by so many. The ...
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