Travel Blogs from Florence
... of trees that make for a nice walk or bike ride. I headed into the city through one of the old gates to find a bottle of water, as I had run out, and something to eat. I headed up the walls and find a nice bench to sit on in the shade and eat. I had a bit of the bread left over, so feeling generous, I threw it on the ground to one of the pigeons that are always around. Unfortunately a crow happened to be coming past at the same time and before I knew it these two birds were ...
The coach took us into town and we walked from
the drop off point to the Santa Croc church. This church was where we
were going to meet later this afternoon. It was now only about 10am
and it was already getting hot, it was going to be a hot day.
From the church we walked to Leonardo leather
works, saw a demo of leather being made into products, then had a
look at the gift shop. I bought a Florence box. We then meet up
... rebellions within the city than to guard from outside attack. The de Medici family were never universally loved.
We went past and over the river Arno and were told it is not navigable as it is so low but were also reminded that the city was flooded in the 1960s and many residents lost everything as well as art work being damaged. We saw an artificial beach that seemed similar to the one in Vienna. This route also took us to the Piazzle Michelangelo where we returned ...
I walked out of the Florence Santa Maria Novella train station at about 9 p.m. at night on August 15th to face a big beautiful church. Not a bad start to my time in renaissance town. I walked in the warm dark night towards the hostel and followed the instructions to the T. I didn’t find it. I stopped some Spanish tourists and asked to see their map for a minute. I traced the directions on the map. Still didn’t see the plaza I was ...
... awe inspiring views of Florence below. While there I met, Roger and Christine, a couple from York, England, with their children, Laura, 13, and Claire, 10. I met them while ascending the seemingly insurmountable hill to the church. They were scooting up, while I was visibly struggling, so they volunteered to push me up, ha ! Roger was a soccer player, and the four of them obviously trained with him. We ...
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