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Parco di Montececeri, where da Vinci flew

Parco di Montececeri, where da Vinci flew March 25, 2012 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Parco di Montececeri is a park that was discovered in the early 20th century. It is famous for its sandstone known as “pietra fiesolana” or the stone of Fiesole. It has been used by sculptors since the 15th century. Pietra fiesolana was used in creating monuments and buildings during the...

Best Places to Travel Solo in Florence

Best Places to Travel Solo in Florence August 17, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Being solo in Florence can be a bummer but can also give you the freedom to hit all the places without the drag of others. Florence has a plethora of venues you can venture to by yourself. A favorite of mine is finding a cozy patch of grass at the Giardino dell’Orticoltura and sit with the tremendous...

A Greener, more Livable Florence

A Greener, more Livable Florence November 12, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Mayor Renzi has proposed a plan to reclaim all the pieces of land in the city center of Florence. There are many old buildings boarded up in Florence like near San Lorenzo, old hotels near the station that are just wasted space. “We are the city of flowers. Fiorenza, not concrete.” His proposal...
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