Tag : florence

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Duomo, Florence
“Left or right?”..”hmmm let’s go right!” Ivan & I left our hotel after a fabulous, calorie-packed brunch and we started walking down the Lungarno in a 30ºC heat until we turned to reach the Uffizi Gallery. Instead of following our map, which would have taken us to Santa Maria del Fiore quicker, we fearlessly followed the signposts but …
My mini-Perseus
Walking around Florence, you’re bound to meet Perseus & Medusa – not alive and well of course; I am obviously talking about the statue in the Loggia dei Lanzi .                                                   …
Palazzo Vecchio
Winter is here so I thought I’d cheer up with some summer pictures of Florence. Of all the times I have been to Florence I never managed to visit the Palazzo Vecchio (or  “Della Signoria”) up until last year, when we were surprised by a thunderstorm and we were looking for shelter. The Palazzo Vecchio, which is …
Ponte Vecchio by day
Ivan & I booked 2 nights in the “Hotel Degli Orafi” in Firenze, not knowing (not until later on anyway) that it was the hotel where ” A room with a view” was filmed back in 1984. The hotel is located on the Lungarno Archibusieri, just 2 minutes walking distance from the Uffizi, from the …
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