Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A Day in Florence

Not knowing what do with my free Saturday in Milan, I went ahead and booked train tickets to Firenze. Another dream-come-to trip alone besides Kyoto where I went earlier this year. Again, last-minute and very spontaneous. As I realised I am terribly late to book tickets for, let's say Uffizi Gallery (to see Botticelli, Da Vinci..), I had to do with just walking around and enjoying the city in slow-pace.. always the best way to explore a new city. 

View from Giotto's bell tower next to Florence Cathedral. It was 414 steps to the top - the stairs were very steep, narrow and dark,  even I felt claustrophobic for a second. The view was worth the effort though!

Basilica of Santa Maria Novella

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