Photos and the City

Slow travel & photography

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, […]

Coming from Firenze city center one just have to cross one of the bridges over the Arno River and take a short walk up to Piazzale Michelangelo – you will be rewared with the most spectacular view over Florence. Built in 1869 on a hill at the south bank of the river by Guiseppe Poggi. […]