2 posts tagged with "florence"

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Galileo is one digit down

24 May, 2007 - 42 words
I went to Florence in April and saw not only Galileo’s tomb and his first famous telescope but also his embalmed finger in a jar. Sadly, photos weren’t allowed 🙁

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Florence is baffling, beautiful

25 April, 2007 - 97 words
Florence is lovely. And also horrible. During the week day mornings the air is thick with the smog from all the scooters; later it clears and you can see the oldest art gallery in the world. After you’ve been...

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