Alternate Arno Views

When they hear of the Arno River, most visitors to Italy tend to think of the more famous views of the Ponte Vecchio crossing the river. And we all have at least one photo of the bridge.¬† Mine was taken on an overcast day in October 1998 on a film point-and-shoot camera. Excuse my friend’s hand. Sometimes you have a photo or two taken actually … Continue reading Alternate Arno Views

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Pedestrian but Civilized

While visiting Florence the other week, the weather was warm, the sun was shining down, and we were miserable. Well, not miserable, but seriously, y’all, it was hot! I know plenty of people who love warm weather, but that’s not G and me. We arrived at the consulate early, and while it was next to the Arno, the sun was beating down on us, with … Continue reading Pedestrian but Civilized