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European Adventures Part 3: Italy, Florence

Italy; birthplace of gelato, pizza, and the Roman Empire. Fine art overlaps with high fashion, accompanied by a soundtrack of Sicilian folk songs. The beauty of their legendary cars is matched only by the beauty of their women. 308 more words

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Molto buono!

Where to begin! To be able to call this beautiful place my home for the next month is unreal. Yesterday we took an architectural walking tour of the city, led by a Professor from FUA. 510 more words

Il Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy

Il Ponte Vecchio (or “The Old Bridge” as it translates to) is a pretty popular point in Florence. A medieval stone bridge that lays over the Arno River, it was re-constructed in it’s current form in 1345 after a flood destroyed an existing bridge. 118 more words

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Photo of the Week: Firenze

Florence is one of my favorite places in Italy. The Ponte Vecchio is one of the many famous landmarks in the city. I ended up in Florence on a whim and it was the best decision. 19 more words

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Ponte Vecchio!

Hello everyone!

Hope all’s well – here’s a little collection of Ponte Vecchio shots with added filters in camera+, all taken with iPhone, all from the last few days here in Florence.

Vote on your favorite! :):):)

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Europe Adventure - Pt 3: Florence

Our next stop on the honeymoon cruise brought us to Italy, top of my list for this trip and much recommended by many. Plus, I wanted to eat as much of the food as possible. 828 more words

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How wrong could I be?

“Hah”, I said to myself. “Florence has got this graffiti business sorted!”

But, what is that just below the sign written in Italian?

Yup. They’ve got graffiti, and it’s right here on the historical Ponte Vecchio. 30 more words

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