I spent most of my birthday herding mom and Bob from Rome to Florence, but we pretended to celebrate anyway. However, I did successfully negotiate a birthday re-do the next day that was much more up to standard.
|Happy 28 to me!|
Hard for this place to not be at the centre of any visit to Firenze.
|Basilica of Santa Maria Novella (with a façade in the same style as il duomo)|
|The real reason that anyone with any sense goes to Italy. |
And the real reason why I will never allow myself to live there.
A Chocolatefall Wall. Need I say more?
|Mom insisted on a selfie with David. #awkward|
|Not sure why but sights like this make it so easy to love Italy.|
|My hair was basically in a constant state of unrest the entire trip.|
Pinocchio is a Florentine. Naturally, we found Gipetto's workshop.
|So many scarves, so little room in my backpack.|
|Graffiti David in the Mercato Centrale food court|
|Inside the Palazzo Vecchio|
|View from Piazzale Michelangelo overlooking Florence|
|Tuscany at sunset. #simplepleasures|