The Beauty of Florence and Chianti
by Stefania Bufano
We spent two days in Florence. We decided to not rush all over trying to cram everything in. Better to see a few things well than a lot of things in a blur. On our first day we gaped at the stunning magnificence of the duomo, but didn’t go inside, went to the Uffizi Gallery, where I melted in front of the Botticellis, walked across the Arno on the Ponte Vecchio, still lined with jewellery shops, and climbed to Piazzale Michaelangelo on a hill above Florence for some wonderful views of the city.
On the way to the Uffizi we met this fellow – who would move for a fee.
And then this one.
And from inside the Uffizi, through double paned windows I took this picture of the Arno River.
Ponte Vecchio – the buildings that are attached to both sides of the bridge house jewellery shops. It was…
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