Tag Archives: Firenze

San Miniato al Monte

Tuesday it was just 97 degrees, so after school a bunch of us decided to hike up to one of the highest points in town with my l’insegnante (teacher), Viviena. San Miniato al Monte is a basilica named after (guess!) … Continue reading

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My Florentine classmates

I must admit that I am not as interested in getting to know my classmates here in Firenze as I was in Siena. Largely because I am only here for the week. A quick idea of how things break down … Continue reading

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Dante’s inferno

It is 5:30pm and 104 degrees without the “feels like” factor of being in a city. It is really just to d*mn hot to do a bloody thing and my hotel is air-conditioned unlike many places in Firenze, so here … Continue reading

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Oggi era il mio ultimo giorno di scuola (a Siena)

Oggi era il mio ultimo giorno di scuola = Today was my last day of school! I can’t believe it has been four weeks already. School has been very hard as I don’t speak another language so have nothing to reference. Other students … Continue reading

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I’ve hit a bad point

My hotel is on a triangular point where two streets converge. One street is Via Tripoli and the other street is Via dei Malcontenti, “the street of the malcontents”.  Two bad options, at least considering the current geopolitical situation. Maybe … Continue reading

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