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Florence for a day

By Brian Rogers | Comments Off April 26th, 2008

Florence is a must see if you are traveling through Central Italy, and it definitely was worth backtracking to from Bologna.  The city has played an important part in Italian history, having once served as the capital of the Kingdom of Italy.  It is also credited as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance during the Middle Ages.  We got lucky with the weather on our one day in Florence, a spent the sunny day walking the streets and … taking pictures, of course.

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