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... the church of San Lorenzo as well as the church of Santa Maria Novella. Besides that I spent a good portion of time browsing the leather market. Midafternoon we met back up at the piazza and headed to the Uffizi as a class. It’s an incredibly massive museum with impressive works of art, however not one of my favorite places. One of the things I’ve learned this semester is that I can only really appreciate art when ...
... s advocate for those that were struggling; generally they respond positively but it’s difficult for those with phobias. The steps are between the inner and outer layers/walls of the dome and in places, there is not much room to move. Stepping out at the top of the dome, the view is worth every one of the 463 steps.
Following the dome, we walked to the markets for a coffee and fresh produce; fruit, veg and chicken. Market etiquette is important - ...
... I felt a strange sense of refreshment, as I was
satisfied at my unique discoveries of that day. There is only so much you can
take from a place when you only witness something with your eyes and your
camera. I experienced a new side of Florence with my feet, with my mouth and
through conversations with others that formed impressions in my memory that cut
deeper than any photograph of a statue or souvenir from a gift shop can hope to
... arts, it's not easy to survive financially as there are not many jobs around. Original artwork should be appreciated. Most fine arts artist work for their passion and not how much they earn. I think scuba diving and photography is similar. I probably will be working in a financial sector instead of a scuba diving instructor if I don't work for passion.
I came to Florence twice before in 2006 and 2007, didn't think much is changed. There are lots of ...
... would have returned from his short sojourn and promptly let me in before apologising for the earlier incident with the scowling elderly Florentine. I had a delicious, though not particularly authentic, ravioli dish from the nearest cafe for lunch and wandered back to my lodgings, whereupon ringing the bell again found that there was still no answer. This was all very baffling. I looked around like a lost cat, with no clear Idea of what I should do next. I had all my ...