Florence Italy

Florence in situated in Tuscany, on the Arno river. Its picturesque scenery is a site you will envision, long after you leave there. During the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Michelangelo walked the streets; leaving their influence behind. My favorite place to take in all of the beauty, is above the city to the North; just a short walk up and beyond the Piazzale Michelangelo.  Last summer a summer storm forced us to take shelter at a monastery we were passing on the way back down to town. A monk, dressed in shorts and a T-shirt, asked if we … Continue reading Florence Italy