Posted by: Debra Kolkka | October 15, 2013

Blue sky over the Arno

The rain cleared in Florence and the sun came out just as I walked across the Ponte Santa Trinita.

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I love Florence!


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  1. Spectacular pictures! 🙂

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  2. These are beautiful. Isn’t it wild how we can look at that bridge, that river, that scene over and over again and it never loses its power over us? Wow.

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  3. I just spent two great weeks there at language school. And I agree; I love Florence too!

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  4. Such a treasure of a city and so close to us! We are very fortunate!

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  5. I’ve just finished reading “Inferno” by Dan Brown which is set in Florence – if your blogs aren’t enough to give me itchy Italian feet, then that was!

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  6. Me too😍

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  7. The Dan Brown book although very far fetched, had very good research into the history of Florence

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  8. Lovely, Debra! Hope your week has gotten off to a good start.

    Hugs from Ecuador,
    Kathy

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  9. It’s easy to like. Cheers to your good day.

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  10. Always beautiful!

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    • It is, even when the skies are not blue.

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  11. Amazing view..

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  12. Such gorgeous pictures especially the first! I haven’t been to Florence in years but loved it so much. Such a beautiful place.

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    • You will have to plan another trip to Florence.

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  13. What stunning photos Debra! A beautiful day for a walk and perhaps a look at this season’s new boots?? That’s what I would be doing…

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    • I did manage to look at a few shops…there will be photos soon.

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  14. The bottom picture looks like a painting!! Really beautiful! I just finished reading a book set in Renaissance Florence called The Lantern: A Renaissance Mystery and they speak of the very bridge you walked over! You are taking the very same steps that were described in the book! It’s always amazing to me , when in Italy , that I am walking the same streets and looking at the same sights that people looked at centuries ago! Enjoy your time there living history!

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    • I find it amazing too that I can walk through history I these ancient towns.

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