Steps away from the Duomo (Florence, Italy)

IMG_0133Do your heart a favour, travel.  I have loved every place that I have ever travelled to.  I have even re-visited some of these places.  When you think about it, your heart can easily fall in love with each place you travel to.  My heart will always belong to my hometown of Vancouver, but I know I left a bit of my heart in the Tuscan hills of Italy.

We spent a grand total of two and a half days in Florence.  Not very much, I know, but we had a tight schedule since we were booked to go to a cooking school in Poppi afterwards.  We added a few days to the start of our trip to try and pack in as much of Tuscany as possible.  I was fortunate enough to find a VRBO (Vacation Rental By Owner – part of the HomeAway family – similar concept to AirBnB) only minutes away from the Duomo.  We were so close that we even walked past our apartment during our walking tour of Florence.

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