Florence Travel Guide1 Feb 2016

Florence Travel Guide

Last Christmas holidays we made a one-week travel to Florence, where we visited the main points of interest of the capitol city of Tuscany. We also made some routes by car in order to visit some other places in this region like Siena, Pisa and Vinci, among others.

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Photographs of Venice29 Jun 2015

Photographs of Venice

As I was taking a look at the photos I made in Venice I couldn’t help thinking in how many curiosities you can find in the city. I’m going to talk in this chapter about some pics of moments and corners which I especially liked or laugh at. Warning: some of the photos can be very, very typical…

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Walking route around Venice (2)27 Jun 2015

Walking route around Venice (2)

The last day we were in Venice we made another route by foot along the less crowded streets and ended in St. Marks’s square again, to say goodbye to the city. We had to catch the plane in the afternoon. We walked the streets and squares of St. Mark’s neighbourhood (or sestiere). We began the route crossing Rialto Bridge and walking in Riva Del Carbon. There are several pontoons from where you can photograph the

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Walking route around Venice (1)26 Jun 2015

Walking route around Venice (1)

After visiting the essential monuments of Venice (Rialto Bridge, St. Mark’s Basilica and Square and Palazzo Ducale, among others) we felt a bit tired of the agglomerations, queues of tourists, hours of waiting and the noise of this part of the city, which is more focused to the “outside” and the visitors. But Venice still has many more to offer and discover and if you have enough time, it’s worth spending a couple of days

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Palazzo Ducale25 Jun 2015

Palazzo Ducale

Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace) is another must-see visit for the lovers of art, gothic architecture and Venetian painting from XVI to XVIII centuries. It’s located in St. Mark Square, by the basilica, and it even shares some of its walls with the temple. The structure, form and size of the building shocked us more than the inside of the palace itself.

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