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The Ponte Vecchio

The Ponte Vecchio (“Old Bridge”) is a medieval stone closed-spandrel segmental arch bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy, noted for still having shops built along it, as was once common. 24 more words

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Jo's Monday walk : Ponte Vecchio

I’m going to be very gentle with you this week.  We’re going to stroll along the banks of the River Arno.  Can there be anybody who thinks of Florence and not immediately of the… 951 more words

Travel

Arno: Florence

Sarah Jenkins (velvethadrian), 2016.

Roma, Firenze, Siena

I’m putting together a post of top ten Italian towns for The Road Taken challenge, and I’ve realised that these three are out of bounds, in their own ball park, and I’m sure there is another sports metaphor that I can butcher. 143 more words
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Florence, Italy: Some of My Favorite Things

Florence is truly a beautiful city, so  I thought I would share some of the things that I loved most.  If you have already been, I hope this will spark some wonderful memories of your own.   869 more words

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Week One : Technically Homeless

So here I am, I’ve made it through one of the toughest weeks of my life! Here’s what I got up to during my first, rollercoaster ride of a week in Florence… 631 more words

Year Abroad