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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...

Abbazia di San Galgano-Road Trip

Abbazia di San Galgano-Road Trip September 27, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The legend of the sword and the stone originated in a small town called San Galgano. If you ever caught yourself watching the Walt Disney version you might have noticed that the movie was loosely based in medieval England. Alas they got it all wrong. The legend of the young noble son was looking for...

Montefioralle: A Day Trip in Autumn

Montefioralle: A Day Trip in Autumn August 28, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
As autumn draws near, the place you should see the leaves start to change is up in the hills of Chianti. You will need a car to get to one of the most ancient little towns in Chianti. The village of Montefioralle hasn’t changed at all since its bustling days. It is still surrounded by its original...

La Torre di San Niccolo is opened

La Torre di San Niccolo is opened June 29, 2011 | What's New | Read More
As Mayor Renzi promised the Fiorentini last year, he has put money towards restoring the tower of San Niccolo, costing 300 thousand euros. In recent months, the tower has been restored and safe for people to enter. Originally part of the walls surrounding the historic center, it was one of the doors...

Raining like cats and Huge balls of Hail!

Raining like cats and Huge balls of Hail! June 10, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Over the weekend, thankfully I decided not to leave the house, the clouds opened over the Tuscan sky. It was something I’ve seen before but it was much earlier in the spring. I watched with my neighbor the buckets of rain pour from the sky, from about 3pm Sunday till about 7pm. Nonstop. I snapped...

Camera Work at MNAF

Camera Work at MNAF November 23, 2010 | Events | Read More
CAMERA WORK The photography of Stieglitz, Steichen and Strand from Europa to America October 28, 2010 – January 9, 2011 At the MNAF Museo Nazionale Alinari della Fotografia an exhibit started on October 28, 2010. Camera Work is the photography work of Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand. From Europe...

Sunsets in Florence

Sunsets in Florence June 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
I am a sunset fanatic.  So whenever I am strolling along the Arno at night I always have my camera.  Here are my favorite shots of my city. Relaxing under the Ponte Vecchio Sunset over San Frediano Gathering along the Arno I hope you enjoyed these photos.  Up Next:  Notte Bianca tomorrow
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