“If you know just one bridge in Florence, know the Ponte Vecchio. If you know two bridges in Florence, make the second the Ponte Santa Trinita.” — Florence for Free
May 3, 2018
Crossing the Ponte Vecchio, as most visitors to Florence will likely do at some point, one cannot escape the graceful majesty of its neighbor, Ponte Santa Trinita.
May 8, 2018
If it is breathtaking (mozzafiato) by day, by evening its beauty is ethereal (etereo).
May 14, 2018
May 15, 2018
Depending on the day, or even the hour, Florence reveals a different shade of this elegant bridge, and it makes me catch my breath every single time.
It wasn’t always a vision of peaceful loveliness — seventy-four years ago, it all looked very different. More details in Thursday’s post.