Travel Blogs from Florence, Italy

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Gelato Flavors, Florence, Italy travel blog

Gelato Flavors

A travel blog entry by barbwengler

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We've arrived and as I promised the girls - we've had gelato everyday atleast once - sometimes twice. Tonight I had the unusual combo of tiramisu and strawberry (fragole). We've seen "David" and today spent the morning at The Uffizi. The lines remind me ...

Walking endlessly in Florence's medieval city!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Walking endlessly in Florence's medieval city!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... them our map but this was simply to make sure that we were on the right track!   I just loved Florence with its designer clothing boutiques and beautiful window displays giving a fashionable look to all of these ancient medieval ...

Exploring Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Exploring Florence

A travel blog entry by steveandkat

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... to do before heading back to the hostel. I wanted to visit the Piazzale Michelangelo, which provides a really nice view of Florence. I quickly located the area on the map and set off thankful in the opposite direction of the very thick traffic. Walking ...

Lens, Florence, Italy travel blog

Lens

A travel blog entry by bs_luomo

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I thought I had seen it all in Florence, Italy – but a simple change of attitude and a look at the famed city through a (more) Italian lens changes an experience dramatically. I was excited, yes, to head into Florence on a Sunday morning – I ...

Never been so close to so many masterpieces!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Never been so close to so many masterpieces!

A travel blog entry by cbmaddixrn

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Today we arrived in Florence around 1415. I tried reading my guidebook on the train while enjoying the beautiful countryside - however, I kept nodding off. I decided I may as well go ahead and catch a nap on the train. Later, when we were getting off the ...

Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Firenze

A travel blog entry by laurantim

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... bien et la ville est charmante. C'est  a Florence que le syndrome de Stendhal est apparu. Durant sa visite a Florence, l'ecrivain francais Stendahl a ete pris de vertiges et d une crise de panique, car il etait submerge emotionnelement par autant ...

Canyon Jumping Video!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Canyon Jumping Video!

A travel blog entry by hcarr13

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Here's a video of me canyon jumping! ...

Say it isn't so..., Florence, Italy travel blog

Say it isn't so...

A travel blog entry by blissmiss

Amateur move number 3,480. While out at a very fun bar, J.J.'s Cathedral, near the Duomo in Florence, we met 8 business men from Denmark who we chatted with for awhile. Somehow the talk turned to food (surprising?, not really) and the next thing we ...

Seduced by Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Seduced by Florence

A travel blog entry by tk2014

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... not only are provocative but architecturally brilliant, to view Brunelleschi's great dome from near and afar is stimulating and uplifting.  The intoxication of Florence is nearly complete. One more glass of this D.O.C.G Brunello should do the trick. ...

Last Tuesday in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Last Tuesday in Florence

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

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... had fun watching our teacher sing and dance to it. i will download them when i get home and play them to remind me of Italy. after Italian my friend Rachael and i went and got our free gelato coupons for filling out the survey for the API program. we did ...

On to Firenze..., Florence, Italy travel blog

On to Firenze...

A travel blog entry by frhhsdc

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... and the Baptistery. Just hard to describe the beauty of this place. Whenever I describe it to my students I always start with: "Florence was the beating heart of the Italian Renaissance. And a strong heart it is!" Then down to Palazza Vecchio and Ponte ...

Love Florence!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Love Florence!

A travel blog entry by alexcooper

... and back home to chill out for the evening, it is much colder here than it has been the past few days. Our second day in Florence started with a skype date with Sam and Felicia; it is always a great start to my day to see family or friends from home. We ...

Does David have a brother?  One that's not stone?, Florence, Italy travel blog

Does David have a brother? One that's not stone?

A travel blog entry by mlp5176

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... mission was still underway and we had found a place with Cookie gelato that had Jordyn and Erin going back for seconds.  Florence definitely won the match against Venice.  If only we knew the gelato heaven that awaited us in our future ...

Tuscany, Florence, Italy travel blog

Tuscany

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

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   We travelled to Florence today via the Eurostar (the train). It was a longer walk than we thought from the train station to the hostel but we finally made it. Then it's 3 flights of stairs up in the building to the floor the hostel starts on, ...

Around Santa Maria Novella (studio project), Florence, Italy travel blog

Around Santa Maria Novella (studio project)

A travel blog entry by ailleagan

... a beach in which we will be working on our tans :) I'm getting pale you know. Then we take a night train back to Florence. So for these trips I won't be able to update until Tuesday after my studio project is done (I need no extra distractions). I'm ...

Florence, Florence, Italy, Italy travel blog

Florence

A travel blog entry by oneluckygirl

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One of my favorite things about Florence ended up being the food. Pastries, pizza, pasta, gelato, Italiano style - all day every day - but the thing is, I never got sick of it because it was all so delicious! Can you imagine a dinner so good that you're ...

Heading for the city of Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Heading for the city of Firenze

A travel blog entry by anneogcato

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Finally some big city ...

Ahhhh, Tuscany, Florence, Italy travel blog

Ahhhh, Tuscany

A travel blog entry by kateanddrew

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... terrace with a glass of red wine, blue cheese and olives overlooking the river and watching the sunset, ahhhh, Tuscany. Staying in Florence at the moment which is another beautiful city, packed with famous artwork. Saw the statue of David, the birth of ...

Hi everyone we have been very busy girls! ..., Florence, Italy, Italy travel blog

Hi everyone we have been very busy girls! ...

A travel blog entry by caligirl

... We had a good ride...once we arrived in Milan, we noticed what an ugly city it was and decided to move right along to Florence...After a 3 hour train ride, we made it to Florence. It is AMAZING here! So beautiful! There are a ton of other backpackers, ...

Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence

A travel blog entry by jedhuggett

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We checked out florence. Alot of old buildings thst took over a hundred and fitlfty years to build. Would suck if you were the aprentice wouldnt it you would never finnish your first job We had a guided tour around the city and lert about some history, ...

Florence's sights, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence's sights

A travel blog entry by jamesanddebbie

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... ). 414 stairs. Our legs will definitely be in good shape after this holiday is done. There was an amazing view from the top over Florence. It was still a little foggy, but you could see a lot of the beauty of this city. After our legs had recovered, we ...

Walking tour of Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Walking tour of Florence

A travel blog entry by karigraven

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Florence - the Duomo and more, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence - the Duomo and more

A travel blog entry by patandjill

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Saying goodbye to Venice is hard, but we are definitely looking forward to our next stop, Florence,center of Italy's Tuscany Region. We made our way from Venice to this beautiful old city by ...

Last Monday in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Last Monday in Florence

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

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Today was a good day. i woke up and the run felt good because Laura and I rest on Sunday. on my way to class i went to the market to get some fresh fruit for the day and a cafe Americana. the market is super cheap and i love talking to the workers in ...

Switzerland!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Switzerland!

A travel blog entry by hcarr13

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... can say they jumped off a canyon on their 21st birthday?! I would have never imagined celebrating it in Switzerland either. We left Florence at about 7:30 p.m. and got to our hostel in the Swiss Alps around 3 a.m…quite a long bus ride…and ...

FLORENCE!!!, Florence, Italy travel blog

FLORENCE!!!

A travel blog entry by rob.jenn

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... boy. As we wander in search of a restaurant which appeals, we happen along the Piazza della Signoria... I am spell bound, I love Florence!! We walk up a street which shows a huge fountain with the back and bottom of a naked man with nymphs surrounding ...

Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence

A travel blog entry by jaireed

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Florence (9/30/09)  (From memory) We made it to Florence today and managed to find our tent at Campo de Michelangelo.  The tents here are sturdy and have a high platform for them to sit on so they don't get rained on.  It costs 10 euro ...

Amalfi Coast!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Amalfi Coast!

A travel blog entry by hcarr13

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... what it used to look like with all of the streets, shops, and houses everywhere. It’s really neat. Take a look at the pictures! Afterward, we got lunch and got back on our bus to head back to Florence. Couldn’t have asked for a better ...

Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy travel blog

Ponte Vecchio

A travel blog entry by bethany

Today Faria and I decided (bravely, considering!) to catch the bus back into central Florence, in order to watch the sunset. We stood on the Ponte Vecchio ('Old Bridge') and watched the sun fade over the river Arno. It was lovely, though I must admit I ...

Storm, Florence, Italy travel blog

Storm

A travel blog entry by lauren__11

Tonight the skies opened up, more so than rolled, the thunder cracked with conviction. This "notte" in Firenze, illuminated by the awesome power of lightning. I have never experienced two solid hour of such raw contempt....."Arrabiata," as the Italians ...

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