Villa di Riboia
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... the highest point in town). Helen enjoyed keeping her feet on the ground and walking around the Cathredral and BaptIstery. Steve was more adventerous and also ventured up the 463 strps to the top of the Duomo for wonderful views of Venice.
An unexpected pleasure was looking through the crypt under the Cathedral. There were displays and actual materials of past foundations showing Roman and later histories ranging over 2000 ...
... they were living in Florence. He said they were the dumbest people he's ever met...so kudos to them for being great representatives of the USA!!
Sometimes I really hate being a tourist, but sometimes I really love it. I think it's so necessary to do some of the touristy, cliche things in order to learn more about the city and start to feel like a local. It's crazy how quickly this place has begun to feel like ...
... well as being an accomplished artist but his influence on the engineering world and anatomy of humans is truly astonishing and still ground breaking even today. He designed the worlds first prototype helicopter, arched bridges, first weights machine for armies to use in training and studied the mechanics of movement with ball bearings, cogs and gears. He was obsessed with the study of water and the potential for it to power things through movement. Plus ...
... I finally
found the place, hidden a few streets South of the Duomo. Inside I found a
pocket-sized little book loaded with images – food, furniture, vehicles, etc. –
with both the Italian and English words for each item emboldened below. When
purchasing it at the front desk, the saleswoman starting explaining to me how
wonderful this book was, telling me that it had helped her learn English, which
she then continued ...
... system here.
We arrived in Florence around 1pm and tried getting a taxi to our hotel. Problem was the world championship cycling races are going on here this week, and our street was blocked off for the race so we couldn’t get a taxi to it. A taxi did take us as far as we could go, but then we had to walk the rest. We ended up stopping at a cafe for lunch and after a bottle of wine, everyone was in a better mood. We finally found ...