Villa Il Borraccio
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... a bigger home with a garden across the river, so he built her one and then had connecting enclosed bridges and tunnels made between them for easy access. He'd also ride his horse inside his house, up the stairs, and through those connected passageways to get there even faster! Next to the hall is a very nearly perfect replica statue of David which is located exactly where the original was placed by Michelangelo. I call him Cheap David because the genuine statue ...
On Saturday we took the local bus across the Arno for lunch at Diladdarno, a restaurant we had spied a few weeks ago. It (and the menu) looked great from the outside. Lunch was ok but the standout was the appetiser of melted pecorino with truffles and honey. This is a Tuscan specialty and we have also tried the melted pecorino with honey and walnuts in Montefalco. We have decided that there is nothing not to like about melted pecorino… ...
... enough time to have a swim in the hostels pool (!!!!) and a bottle of wine before dinner. After dinner our tour leader took us to a local karaoke bar where we all had quite a few drinks and danced and sang the night away. More sore heads the next morning for sure! J ...
... the University of Texas (Bevo is the longhorn mascot).
Like yesterday, we had 4pm reservations at the Academia to see Michelangelo's David. So, we started that direction and did a bit of course corrections (and asking for directions) before finding it. Unlike the Uffuzi, finding the correct ticket counter was easy and within minutes we were gazing up at the 17 foot tall David. I had my handy Rick Steves book, which gave some ...
... and saw 1000s of pieces of jewelry.
Florence is lovely. It still has a city feel, but nothing compared to Rome. The cobble-stone is bigger (easier on the feet/legs), some streets are wider, and the people don't seem to mind the tourists as much. In Rome, they seemed tired of dealing with us North Americans. In Florence, they seemed happy to have us. Put it this way, I only got offerer one rose the whole time we were there and never ...