Whenever you´re in Florence you don´t want to miss one of the oldest and probably most beautiful pharmacies of the world! La Officina Profumo Farmaceutica Santa Maria Novella – founded shortly after 1221 by Dominican friars who made and sold balms, medications out of medicinal herbs grown in the monastic gardens. In 1612 the pharmacie […]
Ponte Vecchio – the „Old Bridge“ – a medieval stone bridge over the Arno, still having shops built along it. And especially beautiful at sunset!
Everything about Florence seems to be colored with a mild violet, like diluted wine. (Henry James) Right around the corner of my hotel, I catched the first glimpse of the Duomo, Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore. And decided to have breakfast with a view! Bikes, bikes, bikes – they are everywhere in Florence, […]
Whenever there is a river in the city, one have to take at least one stroll along…