Monthly Archives: January 2010

David!

We finally made it over to Accademia today to see the man himself.  I can honestly say I got chills when I walked in the room.  The statue is SOOOOOOOO much bigger than I expected.  Hooray for my touristy moment … Continue reading

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My camera doesn’t quite capture how pretty this little scene was…but I tried.  This is Piazza della Repubblica at sunset.  Makes me smile to see the street lamps and the carousel all lit up.  🙂

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Good times walkin’ the pups…

In the last few weeks the Florence night life has picked up quite a bit, and this is largely due to the influx of American students that have arrived for their study abroad programs.  One of the “American Bars” nearby … Continue reading

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Gli Alani

On Christmas Day Dimitri and I went to get drinks at Palazzo Tornabuoni (the palace that he is selling for) and I fell in love with these Great Dane statues that look as though they are guarding the fireplace in … Continue reading

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Running In Florence

Just a few sights from a run through Florence.  I’ve only been on one long run so far, but as the weather continues to improve I’m sure I’ll be seeing more and more! The top is a shot of the Arno … Continue reading

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Cinghiale!  So strange that I pass him several times a week.  I’ve only rubbed his nose once, but I’m sure I’ll be back to visit!!

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Vampires in Italy!

Being the minor ”Twihard” that I am I thought it was pretty flippin’ cool that I got to see New Moon in Florence!  The wife of one of Dimitri’s coworkers first realized it was playing and invited me to join!  I … Continue reading

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