Firenze: Arrival

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A random parade we saw in Florence.
Florence is going to be my home for the next month. Taking day trips and weekends away while taking a course during the week in this beautiful city. Here are some highlights from the general experience in Florence. The markets are full of really great shopping. I got purses, alabaster, tapestries, leather goods, t-shirts, decorative inlaid jewlery. It was all very well made and very well worth the price. You could certainly talk down the price, especially if you were an American student. Thus, Rene, one of the vendors for purses, also had a twin brother Ramone, who was also a purse vendor. They are originally from Brazil but have lived in Florence for like 7 years or so; both very cute. Rene was hitting on Trista, we later found out he's engaged to some girl in Denmark. Yeah...apparently being engaged, having a girlfriend and/or being married, doesn't negate hitting on, making out with, or even sleeping with another girl. The Arno river was always beautiful and so there are multiple sunset pictures of the bridges over the Arno. One day there was even a parade in honor of the football players. It was a wonderful city to live on for a month and I'd gladly do it again.
CrazyLisa says:
Awww you make me miss it. I wanna go back and visit again now!
Posted on: Apr 25, 2007
chiyeh says:
Wow, a month in Florence...would love to visit there after looking at your photos.
Posted on: Mar 28, 2007
aswold says:
I enjoyed the tour I just received through your photos. Florenece is awesome. Makes me want to go back right now!
Posted on: Mar 20, 2007
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A random parade we saw in Florence.
Sunset another evening
Sunset another evening
Parade
Parade
Signoria
Signoria
Sunset over the Ponte Vecchio
Sunset over the Ponte Vecchio
Evening in Florence
Evening in Florence
Florentine pride
Florentine pride
Parade
Parade
There were a lot of chalk artists.…
There were a lot of chalk artists…
Here is another view.
Here is another view.
This is looking in on a Medici cou…
This is looking in on a Medici co…
Apartments along the Arno
Apartments along the Arno
Outside Plaza de Signoria
Outside Plaza de Signoria
Town living
Town living
City scene in Florence
City scene in Florence
Along the Arno
Along the Arno
An alleyway
An alleyway
The city wall
The city wall
View of Florence
View of Florence
The Arno
The Arno
PM Romano Prodi visited Florence
PM Romano Prodi visited Florence
View from the Duomo
View from the Duomo
This guy posed with his moped for …
This guy posed with his moped for…
That means it IS Florence, when yo…
That means it IS Florence, when y…
Me and Rene in the Firenze markets
Me and Rene in the Firenze markets
Around the orner from the Accent c…
Around the orner from the Accent …
Crew practice on the Arno.
Crew practice on the Arno.
Mopeds..yeah this was on our stree…
Mopeds..yeah this was on our stre…
Ramone, this is the better of our …
Ramone, this is the better of our…
Caitlin and her belt selling admir…
Caitlin and her belt selling admi…
Ramone with Trista and Laura.
Ramone with Trista and Laura.
Children playing.
Children playing.
Italian keyboard.
Italian keyboard.
Crossing the street.
Crossing the street.
Rome subway signs
Rome subway signs
Hmm...swimming? No..Vatican!
Hmm...swimming? No..Vatican!
Look at him dart down the steps, w…
Look at him dart down the steps, …
Dont fall down the stairs!
Don't fall down the stairs!
They had these horsedrawn carriage…
They had these horsedrawn carriag…
The pay phones we used the whole t…
The pay phones we used the whole …
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