Villa San Simone
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- Shuttle bus service
- Outdoor pool
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
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August 8, 2014
So today was a quieter day – the Kramers packed and we took them to the Pistoia train stazione. We then took quite some time trying to find Craig's bike hiring place – which was eventually located but it seems more of a hassle than anything – so Craig is reconsidering.
... trip to Venice. I liked the idea of being able to spend 2 weeks in another city outside of Rome before the real classes began. The only downside to this 2 week time period was that I never quite felt settled. We were put up in a hotel near the center of Florence and were essentially living out of our suitcases.With this being said I thoroughly enjoyed my time spent in Florence. Having everyone in our program living in the ...
... round the road a bit more. Spent about an hour up against the railings clapping the teams as they came past, hoping for some brits to come through. But alas, the Sky Team are doing British cycling at the moment. So I went on.
Walked along the river with a hazelnut and a chocolate gelato, gradually went north towards the station and the basilica di santa maria novella. Checked out that and the accompanying museum, pretty okay, some nice frescos and a ...
... closed at 2:00 and allowed the last visitors to enter at 1:30. Our train arrived at 1:15 and we high-tailed it to the museum as quick as we could go with 6 kids through the busy streets. We arrived at 1:35 panting, very hot, and very sweaty. They told us we were too late to enter, but when I explained that this was the only thing that my son wanted to see in Firenze, they allowed me and Ethan to enter. One minute later they allowed the other ...
... had "drawings" on it which looked very nice.
I also got to see the castle. The entrance to some of the buildings are also quite impressive here. Every so often you come passed a drinking water fountain, some of them are really beautiful. There was a very plain looking church that I went into and was amazed at the beautiful sculpture next to the altar with a picture of Madonna and child in the centre.
I headed back "home" as it really was quite a hot day. From our window ...