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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Alore, we started our day a little earlier as Dave was leaving to go back home...we'll miss him but I'm guessing Elizabeth and the kids will be glad to have him home....he has lots to tell them on their drive to the Ozarks tomorrow! We tried something new today...instead of calling a cab for the airport (€25) we walked Dave over to the bus station to catch the Volainbus to the airport (€6.00) doesn't take a genius to know that's a deal and they ...
... The "David" is truly amazing. I've seen pictures and heard the gushing reports about the sculpture but I will admit to a hiccup of awe when I saw the sculpture standing at the far end of his hall. The David is 17ft tall. Apparently it took Michelangelo three years of serious chipping to complete His masterpiece. I especially loved "the hand" which according to the experts is proportionally oversized. It gave me an idea for something artful and a focus for my ...
... and it is thought it should last another 200 years.
Also in the centre of Pisa is a church with relics such as a piece from the crown of thorns and pieces of material from the 12 apostles clothing. Quite incredible. Of course we had some lovely Gelato then we were back on the bus to reach Florence.
We are staying at Plus hostels in Florence for just one night and it has pretty awesome facilities, a big room with ensuite and ...
... via d'Orsini I noticed a bar and a gelateria were also open. To my relief there is an ATM machine in the neighborhood. It was getting warm and I was sleepy after pasta despite ordering a café lungho, a longer shot of espresso to stay awake. Only stupid tourists walk around in the hot afternoon sun. I returned home and struggled with the locks despite practice with Dario yesterday. Tomorrow I have to be downtown ...
Fashion night tonight. Stores open late, had drinks & nibbles (we missed the Mumm champagne at Hugo Boss), music (lots of dj's, most older dudes - lots of time to pull out the decks Ben!) Best was the knickers shop - bargain knickers & jocks, good prosecco, & chunks of Parmesan and roast almonds as nibbles. Other shops had body painting, ...