When the doors of a palazzo are open, I take a look. Here is the type of repayment immediately granted:
If there is one thing I love about Italy, it is the frames on pictures. I mean…come on! I love the contrast between the heavy, ornate frame and the simple, modern painting.
One stop shopping for coffee, rum, and philosophy:
I’m always a fan of Italian ceramics:
A florist’s shop tells us spring is nigh:
On a normal street, you can stop in a small arcade and have your choice of caffeinated drinks:
Expresso, sweet; American style coffee, sweet; espresso with a drop of milk, sweet; sweet cappuccino; sweet cappuccino with chocolate dusting; hot, sweet chocolate; hot strong sweet chocolate; hot chocolate with milk; sweet espresso with chocolate; sweet tea with lemon; steamed milk; sweet steamed milk with a drop of coffee
On a sunny, spring day, the men come out to socialize near a book stall under the shade of a Vasari arcade. Only in Firenze can they gather under a Vasari arcade!
A nearby store sells a suitcase with wheels, designed to delight little traveling boys!
A florist stall, one of my favorite ones in Florence. Always find beauty here.
Florentines love their tripe sandwiches. Still haven’t tasted one. Don’t plan to.
I finally found the answer:
Sweet and bitter coffee shop:
And, what’s on everyone’s mind: coronavirus.
Leap year, 2020.