Firenze - art is in the air...
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They weren't wrong. Firenze is just lovely, full of art and architecture. Both of my parents are architects, so I have been in touch with architecture my whole life, hahaha.
After a couple of hours I arrived to Firenze. I just left the station and a friendly policeman gave me some directions about how to arrive to my hostel. By the way, the man from the hostel in Rome helped me booking in a hostel in Firenze, and so did the guy in Venice with the booking in Rome. Grazie guys!
The hostel was located in an old Villa. It was also perfect for camping. I met a girl in the bus stop. She was also staying at the same hostel as me and helped me with my bag.
I arrived to Ponte Vecchio - lovely! - and there were a lot of people there. Were they waiting for me? hahaha, a fashion show performed that day later. I visited the Duomo, but didn't get inside. That's for the day after, also climbing the campanille. But I took a good look at it. I also saw Palazzo Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti. Galleria Uffizzi was for the next day, but I was walking around. Just to know how to arrive without getting lost or wasting time.
There was also a Regatta taking place - cool! There were a group of musicians performing and also a street market ;)
I took a really long walk.
The girl from the hostel even gave me her old map of Firenze. She was leaving next morning and wouldn't need to use it. She even marked the places to visit. Thank you! Things were really easy, hahaha. I kept on walking until Piazza Michel Angelo. From the top of the hill I got an amazing view of the city. I love the roofs and the small streets. All the people seemed to be so happy :)
In my way down I stopped in front of Santa Croce Church - it's a beauty!
I went back to the hostel around 9:30pm. Time to get some rest. A new day is coming...