Just a cliche blog title to open up my post on my first trip of 2018 to Rome! I didn’t really plan on taking a trip to Rome this month, but several flight attendant friends were planning a trip. 2,307 more words
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Try to imagine it. Construction everywhere. Narrow sidewalks. Hundred cars zipping past weaving through construction and thousand pedestrians hustling through dodging cars. Now envision my mom with a one wheeled suitcase and myself with a 30 kilo suitcase and backpack with a rolling carry-on. 1,063 more words
The Vasari Corridor is a raised path connecting Palazzo Vecchio with Palazzo Pitti, passing through the Uffizi and over the Ponte Vecchio.
It was built by Giorgio Vasari, who already created the Uffizi Gallery, in just 5 months at the behest of the Grand Duke Cosimo I de ‘Medici in 1565. 350 more words
Another view of the Ponte Vecchio in Florence – this time from the river bank outside the Uffizi gallery. Again in a slightly different style from my other views of the Bridge. 27 more words