Two Art and Pasta-filled Days in Florence

Between hiking the Dolomites and eating everything in Bologna, it’s safe to say I enjoyed myself in Italy. But before flying to Spain to walk the Camino, I had one last stop – Florence.

I journeyed to Florence to see my mom, who was attending a painting course. My mom is a very talented artist, who studied abroad in Florence back in the 80s.

As a child, my mom told me countless stories about her study abroad experience. So it was such a treat being able to visit her in her former home. And eat lots of pasta with her, of course.

And eat pasta we did. But in addition to truffle-covered bucatini, I also wanted to enjoy another one of Florence’s treasures – art.

The Uffizi Gallery

My first stop? The Uffizi Gallery. The Uffizi Gallery is home to some of the world’s most famous

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