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Florence: A City Frozen in the Renaissance Era

You can’t walk off the train in Florence and not wonder if this city has got stuck in a permanent 16th or 17th century loop. After all, the city was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, and the architecture and ambience of the city still holds that nostalgic feel that you don’t get in many other cities in the world. 414 more words

Study Abroad

Europe Part Two: Rome + Florence

My first morning in Rome was an early one, and I decided to participate in a tour of the Vatican because…why not?! After all, when in Rome… 830 more words


Ponte Vecchio, Florence Italy

We have been walking around Florence for a couple of days checking out all the recommended sights, seeing a few of the “must see” places, it seems there are so many more to see before we leave.   185 more words


Waking up of the city, or early Sunday morning in Florence (photos)

Florence is the world’s cradle of Renaissance. Florence is one of the most touristic cities in Italy, usually fighting with Venice for the second place on the list after Rome. 1,444 more words

Travel Stories

Vacation in Florence

Friday October 3rd to Saturday October 4th

This Friday after work my friend and me hopped on to the train to Florence! The train was really nice, very smooth and so fast! 522 more words

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July 3:

When I woke at 7:30 to my alarm setting on the bed below, I crawled down to turn it off and crawled in the small bed with Eliot since the night was cold. 1,207 more words