Villa Il Borraccio
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... spectacular and both had a little order to them with visitors numbers controlled. I had booked tickets months ago, so at our assigned time...we skipped the queue. Gotta love that. It was a very long day and we had seen all we could with the time we had. I would say 4 days would be a good amount of time to visit Florence. It is an amazing city - loved it. Off to Cinque Terre for a little sea air. Ciao ...
Then came a minor hiccup. It appears the main bus terminal had moved within the last 2weeks from about 1km from our accommodation to 2.5 km the other side. After having hassles getting a tram ticket, we just grabbed a taxi.
The accomdation is lovely, 2nd floor. Balconies on both bedroom and lounge room. Marble fireplace , not active. The toilet is the smallest ever. Max of 300mm from seat to wall in front.
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... Medici family, bankers, that ruled Florence from the 14th century to 1737 when the last member of the family died childless due to being homosexual and his sister, who was married to a duke, couldn't have children. She had the good sense to sign all of the property of the Medici over to the city of Florence so that it couldn't be sold off and leave the city. The paintings are now in chronological order which made the tour interesting as ...
... blowers and shops. The large white church shown was designed by a Jewish architect who incorporated the David star symbol with a sun within it representing Jesus Christ. Leonardo di Vinci is buried here..
... Fabulous views form the top. Coming down was murder only knees. The only comforting thought was that if I tripped and fell, there were plenty of people below to cushion me.
Had lunch in a ristorante near the Cathedral. Hearty soups and pasta were the order of the day. Finished off with another great coffee from a cafe nearby.
Deb and I ended up in a shoe ...