Tagged: Florence

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Mother

The theme for this Thursday’s Challenge is Mother. It will be a real challenge to any one who would try to define this word even in 1000 words let alone a picture. For me...

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Artists at Uffizi, Florence

My last post on Uffizi evoked questions like ‘whether I saw the original David at Accademia museum’. I did see it and I managed to take a shot of the original David. Photography is...

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Uffizi, Florence

It was with great excitement and enthusiasm that I stepped into Uffizi only to find a big ‘no photography’ board right in front. A sixteenth century building, it is famed to be the most...

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Baptistery Doors, Florence

These are the doors that adorn the eastern side of the Baptistery free for tourists to view and photograph. The bronze panels of Gates of Paradise were like shimmering gold reflecting Florence sunshine that...

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Florence Cathedral

Florence’s cathedral complex which includes the Baptistery and Giotto’s Campanile are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The dome of the basilica is the largest brick dome ever constructed. Viewing the complex from...

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Interiors of Florence Duomo

Florence Duomo is ranked fourth largest in the world. In the huge interior of the duomo I was lost once again just like I was lost in the Milan’s and Bologna’s. The high arches...

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Facade of Florence Duomo

Sixteen days in Italy and I feel blessed to have been able to visit twenty two churches (big and small) there. The memories that I have brought back from there is immensely sweet and...

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Florence

It was raining nonstop even as we were leaving Bologna. Mist and cloud all around, visibility was just okay. I won’t say Bologna was disappointing because of weather, but it was a different experience...