Get Away to Firenze

August 24, 2015 0 Comments

IMG_1540 IMG_1546 IMG_1555 IMG_1560 Processed with VSCOcam with c1 preset IMG_1574 IMG_1578 IMG_1589 IMG_1590 IMG_1601 IMG_1607 Processed with VSCOcam with c1 preset IMG_1624 IMG_1629 IMG_1637 IMG_1641 IMG_1644 IMG_1646 IMG_1649 IMG_1650 IMG_1652 IMG_1654 IMG_1655 IMG_1657 IMG_1670Well, what can I say?  Florence was a dream.

We got on a train from Rome Tiburtina and it was a beautiful 1-hour ride through Tuscany.

Upon arrival, our hotel was very easy to find, right near the train station and around the corner from Piazza Santa Maria Novella.  The Bellevue House was a historic building and the family run staff meets you at the door to carry your luggage up 3 flights of stairs.

Right across the street was “the world’s first pharmacy” (which I highly doubt that title is actually correct).  It was beautiful and smelled great.  They sell soaps and organic supplements.

We sauntered around for 2 days, (covering 14 miles on foot!) enjoying the Renaissance culture and just being girls.  My inner history nerd came to the surface in a hurry with random facts about every building and work of art we saw.  I’ve always wanted to be a tour guide. (:

It was lovely to get away from the busyness and remember that… I live here.

I live here.

<3 Aly

 

Alyssa

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