Finishing Florence and Finding the Ferry – Europe Day 21

  After waking up early to pack our bags and check out of our hotel, we headed into town to finish sightseeing in Florence. We had an 11:30 reservation for a "Secret Passages" tour of the Palazo Vechio, but first I really wanted to climb up Brunelleschi's Dome! As we headed off, we noticed Sam's ever-so-important … Continue reading Finishing Florence and Finding the Ferry – Europe Day 21

On the Inferno Trail – Europe Day 20

Very first thing this morning Sam and I made our way to a bookshop here on Florence and bought a copy of a Inferno. Sam really wanted to be able to read about the locations we were seeing in how they related to the story, after recently finishing Angels and Demons. So as we sat … Continue reading On the Inferno Trail – Europe Day 20

Murano Glass and a Book Hunt – Europe Day 19

  We woke up very early today. Well, 7:00. But that is very early for us. We wanted to make it to St. Mark's Square before all the crowds and cruise ships came in. So we skipped breakfast and headed straight there, getting some pretty fantastic photos. It's by far the best time of day to … Continue reading Murano Glass and a Book Hunt – Europe Day 19