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Mediterranean Cruise: Part 5

From Venice to Barcelona: Part 5
Pisa, Italy
Florence, Italy

The Leaning Tower of Pisa’s construction was begun in 1173. Due to several wars over the years, construction continued off and on for about 200 years. 298 more words

All Of My Entries!

Painting the Male nude

I am sure it has been noted that I haven’t shown any male models.

I have nothing against the male form, to the contrary, it can be very beautiful, however it is my opinion that the female form offers more scope. 193 more words

Adventures in Italy

I spent the last couple of days in Florence and Pisa and it was great. I’m just relieved it was a smooth trip because a week before we set off, I dislocated my shoulder (well it was technically a subluxation), but yeah, PAIN. 152 more words

The Ramblings Of Tai The Fish

Michelangelo's David ~The World's Most Admired Male Nude

Yes, it has been a long hiatus, since I wrote here.

What better way to begin writing, than by penning down my admiration for Michelangelo’s David at Florence. 656 more words


Michelangelo's David…Florence, Italy

His hands are in perfect proportion to his body.  The sculpture was supposed to be shown on a very high platform/pedestal and when seen from that position, his hands would look  normal.   94 more words


Laura P's Lazy Blog on Florence and Milan

Florence – great. Milan – pretty cool. Italy in general – amazing for what it’s known for (delicious food, incredible history, architecture and monuments) and irritating for others (the cost of food and accommodation, the inefficiency of its public transport). 206 more words