Travel Blogs from Florence, Italy

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Pisa and Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Pisa and Florence

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... ; Unfortunately we were not able to go inside of the tower. In the early evening we drove to Florence. On August 6th our tour group traveled around Florence.  We visited Michaelangelo's "David" inside the ...

Wonderful wednesday in Florence week 2, Florence, Italy travel blog

Wonderful wednesday in Florence week 2

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

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I miss my family! wed was great and i ran in the morning, did some exercises with Beth and got ready for the day. in my art class we visited the Bargello museum where we saw Donatello Davids. the marble one and the bronze one. then we saw the god of wine ...

A Stroll Through History, Florence, Italy travel blog

A Stroll Through History

A travel blog entry by roscoe2009

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... world has ever seen; Dante, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Niccolo Machiavelli, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, Donatello, Galileo Galilei, Florence Nightingale, and more recently fashion icons Guccio Gucci and Salvatore Ferragamo to name a few. Combine this ...

A quick stop in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

A quick stop in Florence

A travel blog entry by joseph_hillier

Showing Mom and Nan the sights of Florence for a couple ...

Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence

A travel blog entry by goalie121

... a little money back and are moving back to the good location for nights 2 and 3. Anyways, never stay at the Eurohostel in Florence, it sucks. Nonetheless, we went to the Duomo which is huge and has a beautiful fresco in the dome. Phil decided that we ...

Not so pretty...., Florence, Italy travel blog

Not so pretty....

A travel blog entry by jklezok

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... Rome (or Florence)! The beer was excellent. No strong bitter taste...we be alcoholics by the time we leave Italy. Tomorrow is another day. Day 2 in Florence is cloudy and slightly cool. We did get tickets to the Accademia (the museum in Florence). We ...

Loose Ends, Florence, Italy travel blog

Loose Ends

A travel blog entry by laven

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... . So we felt it was something we needed to do before saying arrivederci. One of the notable differences between the cathedral in Florence, as opposed to say, Siena, is the Florentines don't have the cheek to charge you entry. In my humble opinion, no ...

Oh David!!!!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Oh David!!!!

A travel blog entry by sihomara

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... planning our second European vacation...the one we will take when we have money.   On another note, the nightlife in Florence is incredible. Everywhere you go is packed! It is as if every young person in Florence goes out every night...which is ...

Day 1 -  Walking tall - DAVID in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Day 1 - Walking tall - DAVID in Florence

A travel blog entry by maryellenandbob

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... observation - while waiting in Munich for the connecting flight, at 10am, the cafe is FULL with patrons drinking beer!" Florence - A beautiful town with beautiful buildings.  Our hotel is really more than we could have h0ped for - someone deserves ...

Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence

A travel blog entry by blatherwick

Florence ...

A little example of Italian driving..., Florence, Italy travel blog

A little example of Italian driving...

A travel blog entry by bethany

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As Faria and I live in the suburbs of Florence, we need to catch the bus to and from school each day. It isn't a long journey - about 25 minutes at most, but it never fails to provide me with some terrifying and yet strangely amusing anecdote. Take ...

Great last night in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Great last night in Florence

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

... was still not there, Sara and I was like where is our plane. We had no planes once in bologna except catching a train to Florence.  When we arrived in Bologna we waited, waited, and waited for sara’s luggage. Well no show. Great just what we ...

Florence, the city of naked statues, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence, the city of naked statues

A travel blog entry by kelseylynn

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Florence is the city where the Statue of David is located as well as about a million other naked men, at first it was a little akward, but after awhile you just get used to turning the corner on the street and finding about 6 statues of men in very ...

Quad Biking Under The Tuscan Sun & Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Quad Biking Under The Tuscan Sun & Florence

A travel blog entry by broose09

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From the book, 1000 days in Tuscany: 'They all know the truth, that there are only three subjects worth talking about. At least here in these parts", Barlozzo says. "The weather, which, as they're farmers, affects everything else. Dying and birthing, of ...

Uffizi, dinner at Greve., Florence, Italy travel blog

Uffizi, dinner at Greve.

A travel blog entry by marrigolde

... down to level one and off we go again. Beautiful stuff, glad to get out at the end of the day. Decided to keep walking around Florence and find a gelato shop. I found one, didn't realize they were € 10 each ! ! Ripped off as they were only 3/4 full. ...

Holiday, Florence, Italy travel blog

Holiday

A travel blog entry by lauren__11

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... sketch from on the banks of the Arno, the inspiration drawn upon by the Renaissance artists is striking. It is easy to imagine Florence as the epi-center of such a monumental era of art. Inspiring. We have both been devouring books by the whole. ...

Campus/First day of classes, Florence (La Pietra), Italy travel blog

Campus/First day of classes

A travel blog entry by ssarkar88

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So I haven't even been in Florence for a week yet, but classes have already started (I guess it is a STUDY abroad program).  But that doesn't mean I can't have some fun with it!  I've decided to drop my Modern Italy class, which really doesn't ...

Florence and the Machine, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence and the Machine

A travel blog entry by ashnbrieurope

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... really get some good info. He gave us some tips on what to do with seeing the Statue of David and other stuff as well. Florence (especially after Rome) isn’t that large. You can walk to the major sights quite easily, in this 1 hour walking tour we ...

Florence is amazing, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence is amazing

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

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... atm and in Rome i was unsuccessfull at getting euros and the bank was closed so the guy was a meanie. then once i arrived in Florence i needed euros for the outside markets for food so i went to two different atms when finally i gave up. a miracle ...

SUNFLOWERSSSSSS :), Florence, Italy travel blog

SUNFLOWERSSSSSS :)

A travel blog entry by rampantredhead

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... My hostel is really nice...ive found tons of really cool people. I even met a cool girl from jersey traveling alone and going my way so whooo knows I might have found a travel buddy for southern italy. Tuscany region truly is incredibly beautiful! Ciao ...

Mangiare, Pregare, Amare, Florence, Italy travel blog

Mangiare, Pregare, Amare

A travel blog entry by annamarie16

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... . Like the Vatican's Cupola, I was able to climb to the top of the Duomo and see all of Firenze. Unfortunately, the weather in Florence was not that great---cold and rainy--but the city was still beautiful from the top of the dome. The next day we saw the ...

The Beginning of Tuscany, Florence, Italy travel blog

The Beginning of Tuscany

A travel blog entry by tmcclurg

We got into Florence only after minimal confusion in the Venice train station. Florence in Italian is Firenze, so this caused us to scratch our heads for a bit before we actually realized Firenze was our destination. Our pensione was very conviniently ...

central italy, Pisa, lucca, florence, Italy travel blog

central italy

A travel blog entry by emilita

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Leather, leather everywhere, Florence, Italy travel blog

Leather, leather everywhere

A travel blog entry by dragonrider

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After departing San Gimignano, we continued our drive toward Florence. Knowing what a nightmare traffic would be in Florence we opted to park our car on the outskirts of town overnight and take the tram into Florence. We did have to navigate some of the ...

Day Eight: All Roads Lead to Rome, Florence, Italy travel blog

Day Eight: All Roads Lead to Rome

A travel blog entry by grant.gullekson

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... . The next stop was closer to where I had left Geoff. I went into an artist's workshop and found these really good drawings of Florence and Italian memorabilia. The Artist, I wish I asked his name, popped out of his little nook and I chatted with him for ...

3 Bars, 4 hours, Florence, Italy travel blog

3 Bars, 4 hours

A travel blog entry by ailleagan

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... , lime, ginger-ale, and brown sugar). So due to the fact the bar was packed, we took our drinks outside and walked (yes, in Italy you're allowed to walk outside with open drinks, etc) over to the stairs of the Duomo and sat down to people watch. We bonded ...

Into the Tuscan Sun.....no seriously......, Florence, Italy travel blog

Into the Tuscan Sun.....no seriously......

A travel blog entry by sobby

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We hiked into the Tuscan sun just like the movie but BETTER!!!!! So we stayed just outside Florence in a campsite in Tuscany, it was beautiful. We did the typical tourist things in Florence like seeing Ponte Vecchio and Michilangelo's David which was all ...

Florence, Part I, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence, Part I

A travel blog entry by hithere52

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... either covered with paintings or reliefs or both.  You couldn't take pictures inside, but I snapped a few secretly.  Florence is known as the birthplace of Renaissance, and the Palazzo was full of Renaissance paintings.  It was pretty ...

Le Balze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Le Balze

A travel blog entry by thea.de.medici

Went running in the hills with the boys today. Oh. My. God. Those Italians are skinny for a REASON ...

Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence

A travel blog entry by toddnrachel

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Florence - what to say that will do it justice? We got there the first night and settled into the hotel. I immediately starting calling to make reservations for the Uffizi Museum, with no luck. Oh well....I can make it tomorrow because the trip is going ...

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