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September Events in Florence, Italy

The sunset slowly starts to come earlier, first it was nearly 8:30pm then it becomes more like 7:45. The ‘chiuso per ferie’ signs disappear and business owners open up shop after a month’s break (at least in the oltrarno). The streets begin to fill with people in the mornings and early evening before dinner, and dogs — so many dogs. Students can be seen everywhere, starting their study abroad experience, waiting for gelato, in line for groceries at Conad, I…

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July Events in Florence, Italy

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July has arrived with a lovely heatwave (lovely to those who have air-conditioning) and as I write with a fan blasting on me 24/7, well at least its summer!  It’s my birthday month and we are escaping to Calabria on the 8th for a week-long vacation in an area of Italy that I actually no nothing, not even a little, about. In fact if you have some tips, please comment and let me know! While we are in Florence, you…

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