I hope you all enjoyed my last blog post about Rome.
It’s been busy couple of days, unpacking, laundry and cleaning had taken over our lives. My mother-in-law will be visiting us along with her sister for a month. I am so excited about it, she is the sweetest person ever. Always takes care of others before herself. And also I want authentic mommy style Indian food. You know what I mean LOL.
Today I wanted to take some time and tell you all about Florence visit. OK, so I surely did not do my research properly before leaving. I was expecting whole of Florence to look like a valley, and it wasn’t. Don’t get me wrong, I loved all of it and there are places nearby that are more country. Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance, is home to masterpieces of art and architecture. One of its most iconic sites is the Florence Cathedral, with its terra-cotta-tiled dome engineered by Brunelleschi and bell tower designed by Giotto. We visited the Florence Catherdral, Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio, Basilica of Santa Croce, Giotto’s Campanile, David, Boboli Gardens and few other local places. The views from Dome were breathtaking, If you ever visit Florence, I highly recommend getting the ticket and going up the Dome to see the views of Florence. Another site, which was equally beautiful if not more, was Michelangelo plaza, the views of the cathedral, bridges and overlooking valleys were something else. The food was amazing (of course), one thing I have realized Europe has the best food hands down! We found a cute local café’ nearby (Nobile Bistro) and we even made friends with him. Lattes were my go to drink every few hours, they saved me. We walked all day mostly, roughly around 8 miles, which is a lot for me for 2.5 weeks straight. Now, I am trying to push myself to do some workout daily. Hope you all enjoy the pictures below, let me know about your experiences of travel too.
Have a great night all!