Travel Blogs from Florence, Italy

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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 ...

Day 30 - Florence at Night, Florence, Italy travel blog

Day 30 - Florence at Night

A travel blog entry by vaidehi

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... Santa Maria Del Fiore from here.  From this point, we drove to another square and from where we took a loooooong walk in Florence city and covered Ponte Vecchio. He shared a lot of interesting facts about the city. I realised that Italy was one of ...

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 ...

Florence - Home to some guy named David, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence - Home to some guy named David

A travel blog entry by atlantakevin

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... gallery so I don't have any here, but you can see how David is displayed in the gallery by searching the internet.   Florence is incredibly beautiful and definitely some place we would return for a visit, however it would be in May/June or Sept/Oct ...

Heading Back to Canada, Florence, Italy travel blog

Heading Back to Canada

A travel blog entry by linpep

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Wonderful experience. We feel truly blessed and had a magnifico time. Grazie Italia. We encountered sweet kind people everywhere we went. Ti amo! :) ...

Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Firenze

A travel blog entry by admcc78

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Florence and ...

My Amicos! Let me introduce you to Florence!, Florence, Italy travel blog

My Amicos! Let me introduce you to Florence!

A travel blog entry by tplimmer

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Thanks to Josh's (many) educational professor-type-lectures about Florence before our trip, I know that Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. The period of the Renaissance was between 1450-1600. Renaissance means 'rebirth of ...

04/06/2009, Florence, Italy travel blog

04/06/2009

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

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... this is it for the day. I made my way back to the tower to pick up Marg and Ben and we are on the way back to Florence to the hotel. We went out tonight in a little restaurant recommended by the reception of our hotel. I must admit that I was not too sure ...

What a great start!, Florence, Italy travel blog

What a great start!

A travel blog entry by kimitalia

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Fantastic Hotel and great breakfast ... we are all very happy with our digs in Florence.  We are off to Sienna for the day.  Will be on the bus at 9 and back at 6 tonight ... still a bit chilly but looking forwarding to seeing ...

Sleeping in Tents, Florence, Italy travel blog

Sleeping in Tents

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

Then got a 1 hour train to Florence. Got a bus to our camp ground. This time we had a tent with two beds in it. Very squashed and not very nice. Did washing and went straight to bed as very tired. Will Update this with more info at a later date ...

Stretching the Euro, Florence, Italy travel blog

Stretching the Euro

A travel blog entry by gojenngo

My first opportunity to sleep in and I couldn't wait. After a light breakfast I decided to spend the day exploring more of the city and trying to work off last night's dinner.   The first objective was trying to find a warmer coat as it has been ...

Rain Rain Go Away, Florence, Italy travel blog

Rain Rain Go Away

A travel blog entry by kimitalia

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... for presents to take home, then we had lunch near the Uffizi Galleria, food is always delicious.  Found the best toilet in Florence as rated by Roseanne – near the museum of the arts and cultural centre – 1€ and the man opened the ...

The City That Never Stops... Walking, Florence, Italy travel blog

The City That Never Stops... Walking

A travel blog entry by haleycheetham

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... and dad safely arrived in Naples last Thursday, and after meeting them there “after my Thursday classes,” we left for Florence first thing Friday morning. Florence is a city that none of us has ever been to, and it worked out ...

European Vacation!, Florence, Italy travel blog

European Vacation!

A travel blog entry by alisoncuddy

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... morning we left and drove 3 hours to Milan, where we picked up Michelle and did some touristy things before driving into Florence. After dinner Michelle and I walked to the Duomo and enjoyed some Italian wine! We thought we would be cultural and visit ...

Excavations and marvelous green, pink and white, Florence, Italy travel blog

Excavations and marvelous green, pink and white

A travel blog entry by lauren__11

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... works of faith and breathtaking craftsmanship are hardly "regular." People from around the world flock to the Baptistery (named after Florence's Saint Giovanni) to see and revel in the beauty of it's three sets of bronze doors, by Ghiberti. The ...

Teatro, Florence, Italy travel blog

Teatro

A travel blog entry by lauren__11

... , Italians seem to prefer the "conglomerated mass," the Darwin theory perhaps......."survival of the fittest?!" Regardless our trek across Florence in the early morning hours proved to be completely futile. We missed that "optimal window," I won't ...

Pisa Cake, Florence, Italy travel blog

Pisa Cake

A travel blog entry by lamondg

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... Jewish?)  but the statue is truly spectacular.  Next stop the Medici palace to hear about the fights and intrigues between Florence and Rome.  The stories are probably true, though I suspect our guide gets a fair bit of his material from ...

Fondness for Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Fondness for Florence

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada

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... carefree. The pace is perfect and with everything the city has to offer, it just absorbs you up like a sponge. Yeah, I would say Florence has certainly done that. It's going to be a very bittersweet departure next week, but for right now, I'm going to ...

Lost in translation, Florence, Italy travel blog

Lost in translation

A travel blog entry by sarahandstutour

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... ) didn't come up to scratch - as the hotel manager's daughter, her English wasn't up to bedtime story standard! ...but we saw Florence by night so she's a godsend in our books! Also I had to do aqua aerobics poolside next to the campsite instructor (at ...

A VERY full day-  San Gimigiano, Sienna, Opera, Florence, Italy travel blog

A VERY full day- San Gimigiano, Sienna, Opera

A travel blog entry by travelinsara

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... and setting and had a wonderful time.  A little cappuccino pick me up before we headed out for the almost 2 hour ride back to Florence.  And voila this blog.  Yes, I'm off to bed now and we're off to Trieste tomorrow.  A special thanks ...

Petite journée relaxe, Florence, Italy travel blog

Petite journée relaxe

A travel blog entry by beauzan

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... . On se dit qu'elle sera peut-être au poste demain matin lorsque nous passeront devant en se dirigeant vers la gare. Florence nous a offert le mieux et le pire de notre voyage jusqu'à maintenant. Nous en garderons un excellent souvenir malgré notre ...

Florencia, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florencia

A travel blog entry by veroyjorge

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Our Final Full Day in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Our Final Full Day in Florence

A travel blog entry by linpep

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Open Markets, cappuccinos, wine stores, leather stores and the need for a new suitcase.  We had another beautiful lunch at Scudieri in the Piazza San Giovanni and shopped to our hearts content. Here are a few of our favourite places.  ...

Welcome to the Weekend, Florence, Italy travel blog

Welcome to the Weekend

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada

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Happy Festa della Repubblica! Classes here are M-Th. so it is officially the weekend! And a busy one at that! I'm surprised I can actually fit all of this stuff into 3 days!! Tomorrow, we have to get up at 5am to go to Milan to see da Vinci's The Last ...

A beautiful day in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

A beautiful day in Florence

A travel blog entry by chrisandaletta

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... our visit. After an afternoon rest we ventured out again for another walk past the Duomo and to have some dinner, our last in Italy, sadly. Florence truly is my favourite city in Italy, easy to navigate, sights are close to each other, I am yet to find ...

Colleseum and then to Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Colleseum and then to Florence

A travel blog entry by callow1234

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... window shopped until we dropped.  Bought a few things as well.  Tomorrow we are going on a guided walking tour of Florence also free with the accommodation.  The hostel is called Archi Rossie, if you look it up on the Internet you can ...

Florence's famous Ponte Vecchio!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence's famous Ponte Vecchio!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... to the hotel, we knew that we had to get a move on before darkness settled in.    With full speed ahead, we proceeded to walk deeper into Florence’s medieval city not knowing exactly what to expect!   Monique   ...

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