We’re a few hours away from catching a train to Rome, which will conclude our brief stop in Europe. We spent the last few days walking around Florence, seeing Michealangelo’s “David”, and eating lots of good Italian food.
We ate two of our best dinners, thus far on the trip, in Florence. The first night we ate at a local establishment called Osteria Vineria Brincello. We were served by these two crazy guys named Max and Gabry. Max, unfortunately, had to say goodbye the day before to his girlfriend from Spokane, WA. He was a little sad when we got there but happy to meet someone else from Washington state. The food was simple, fresh, and tasty and was just what we were in the mood for.
For our second dinner we ate at “All Aqua al Due”, which has two restaurants in the world… one in Florence and the other in San Diego, CA. They’re known for their balsamic steak, which we each had, it was good but was a little tart after eating the whole steak.
This morning we went to the Accademia Gallery where the David is on display. I didn’t know what to expect, but I have to say it was amazing. My only suggestion would have been a loin cloth for David since he was a little overexposed for my taste. Shelly and I just sat there and looked at the statue for a good 15 minutes. If you are ever in Florence, I would recommend a quick stop to see it.
O.K., we have to run because my Internet session is about to run out of time. We’ll post again after spending some time in Rome.