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... around Florence. The tour was great. The guide, Ciara, was interactive, knowledgeable, good fun, and engaged the kids as well. We had lunch at a place Ciara knew which had a 'secret garden' out the back which was gorgeous. The food was divine. The afternoon was informative but by now the kids were getting tired. Ciara managed them well with a promise of gelato which worked well. We also popped into the Da Vinci Galley which is very hands in so we are ...
... the gallery, which is relatively small and of course it's show piece is David. David was carved in 1504 and has Ben restored. However, there were many old statues, paintings, and fabrics by famous artists, including numerous partly completed statues by Michelangelo. At least we can say we saw the real David, though a blind man would be pleased to see the difference between it and the copies we've seen including one in the plaza 50 metres from our hotel ...
My visit to Palazzo Vecchio was special because I was able to explore one of Florence's most important public spheres. The whole experience of viewing rich art, ornate ceilings and more vast views of the city was of course enchanting but in addition to the permanent collection, I viewed the temporary Jackson Pollock exhibition on display until late July. I love making connections between traditional and modern art so when I found out about ...
... Hard not to have a sense of excitement about it with her around saying these things.
Roberta leads us around the main masterpieces of the Uffizi, tells us who commissioned the paintings, where to look in the painting to see the painters /commissioners portraits and the meaning behind the colors and figures..interspersed of course by questions from Raymondo, what kind of wood is this he says pointing to the celling? Roberta did not miss a beat, ...
Today was one of the best days we have had on our holidays. After a nana nap in the afternoon, we set out again, this time to walk up to the Michangelo. Surprisingly it was not overrun with tourists. With Rob getting over eating pizza and pasta (outrageous!), we decided we would split up for dinner and so Holiday and I ended up having a date night. We decided to ...