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A day in Florence - Firenze: Part I

Last week, my work took me to Rome and I added a day to visit the beautiful Renaissance  city of  Florence. The speed train from Rome took me through the beautiful scenery of Tuscany and by 8.30 a.m. 397 more words


Sunset on the Arno

Florence’s colourful drama on the Ponte Vecchio…


Love that Can Bridge All Divisions

In a world so torn apart by rivalry, anger, and hatred, we have the privileged vocation to be living signs of a love that can bridge all divisions and heal all wounds.

– Henri Nouwen


Florence day 1

So I arrived here in the morning (as is always my preference), but not without some casualties. Sadly, I left my favorite flip flops (Havianas) and favorite gap pajamas which expensive in my Milan hostel, likely to never be seen again. 728 more words

Spring Break Part Two: Florence

Hi everyone! I’ve been incredibly busy these past couple of weeks, exploring Italy on spring break and then coming back to London and spending the week with Joe, who came for his spring break! 1,795 more words

A sketch of the Ponte Vecchio in Florence

This one is just a watercolour sketch of the Ponte Vecchio (Italian for ‘Old Bridge’) – one of many studies of this well known landmark.

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