Florence: Summer I & II 2013
A Day in the Life in Florence
Wake up. 7 a.m. bells ringing at Cathedral Santa Maria del Fliore. Shower, brush teeth, step out. Quick cup of real espresso from Café Margherini. Class outside today in Palazzo Vecchio. Cook with friends a bistecca alla fiorentina. Analyze Dante’s Inferno where he wrote it. 1 hour alone time in Boboli Gardens. Meet classmates for Italian cooking, wine tasting and photography class. Or finish off the work day at your internship with co-workers. And it’s not yet Friday!
Florence has a neighborhood feel for being the major city in Tuscany and an important historical one for the past 2,000 years. You can walk everywhere and easily, though a convenient bus and aboveground tram system is available.
To walk Florence streets is to walk cobblestones slapped by famous men and women who likely—indirectly—shaped your life. Masters of their craft at the time and considered still today the best of the best worked and lived in this city of art, architecture, fashion, and political knowhow. As a Panroamer recently said, “Each time I turn the corner on any street I am wowed with a new site of a beautiful building.”
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