S: Firenze, Italy 2010
FC: Firenze 2010
1: Florence Rooftop
2: Picturesque Tuscany | Chianti is made in part of Tuscany, just outside of Florence
3: Kim and Bridget | Pat and Fred | Great views from our apartment | Fred loves the way these windows open
4: Blue skies abound
5: The apartment was right between the Duomo, to the north, and the Uffizi art museum, to the south. Each was only three blocks away! | Italian staples
7: Spent a sunny Saturday on a wine tour in Chianti. Visited two wineries, a small village from 900AD, lunched at the restaurant of a Tuscan butcher, and finished the tour at a wine festival in the hillside town of Radda.
8: Chianti wine aging barrels
9: Franco was a great tour guide
12: Florence like you've never seen it | You Are Here
14: We're not sure why Fred and Bridget dressed alike that day... but boy, we are glad they did!
15: Boboli Gardens
16: Posing pretty in the garden
20: 414 steps to the top of Campanile (bell tower)... | ... and still smiling
21: A Limoncello afternoon delight
26: Shops and museums close during the day, for a two hour lunch. It was nice to stay just around the corner, for a place to grab a bite or a nap.
29: Santa Croce basilica is built in the Gothic style, and houses the tombs of Galileo and Michelangelo | A reverent moment | Map of the residents
30: Window shopping at Ferrari
32: Dinners in Italy can take hours... and this one did. | Il Latinit