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Day 3: Florence for Friday


I woke up stressed out because we were supposed to take a placement test for our Italian language class. Some people said we didn’t have to do it even though it says mandatory in the papers we got. 1,030 more words

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Firenze (Florence), Italy

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Firenze maybe is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy, for me. There are a lot of things to do, specially, visit the historical buildings, the galleries and the churches, and of course, you have to eat every kind of pasta because, YOU ARE IN ITALY! 136 more words


Florence Travel Guide - Mad Medicis

Florence owes much of its art and architectural legacies to the peccadilloes* of the Medici clan. These were a bunch of wealthy and often loony bankers that dominated the political and social life of Florence from the twelfth-century onwards. 703 more words


Bono-giorno! Ciao amici e la famiglia!

After 4 days immersed in this new, Tuscan culture, my expectations are exceeded (minus the unusual cold, windy weather – it’s been snowing the past 2 days; these Florentines don’t know what to do with themselves). 348 more words

Dennis and Kimberly's Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 15

Jan. 26, 2016: Naples to Florence

Having passed the midpoint of our tour at approximately midnight last night, we get up early this morning and start packing for the next leg. 1,563 more words


Chapter 2 of Florence: Il Ponte Vecchio

‘Among the four old bridges that span the river, the Ponte Vecchio, that bridge which is covered with the shops of jewellers and goldsmiths, is a most enchanting feature in the scene. 889 more words