ITALY ~ NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 1999

Les Blaney (604) 946-1133     lblaney@bcrealestate.net

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Arrived Milan on a cold Nov morning
This is La Duomo in the main piazza
Every steeple has a statue perched on top.
Outside our Milan hotel, day one We didn't stay in Milan, too cold!
EuroRail to Florence was a treat!

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Florence, the incomparable "David" Gallery after gallery full of wonderful art
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Lots of churches with fabulous art works
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Street mime. Fine art work littering the streets
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Outside the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, considered one of the finest art galleries in the world.
Many are replicas but they seem to be as well done as the originals many of which we saw.
Ponte Vecchio, famous bridge in Florence
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Inside the Uffizi Gallery Another view of the Ponte Vecchio
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The tourist police Bikes & scooters everywhere!
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Typical street market Pitti Palace, Florence Boboli Gardens, Pitti Palace Modern sculpture, brass!
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I can still hear dogs barking Ceiling frescoe, Pitti Palace Siena - we stayed in a convent.

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Les Blaney
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