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Lucca

Piazza Anfiteatro
Firenze

April 8th 2016
Spring Fashion We were spending a sunny afternoon walking the narrow back streets of the ancient Oltrarno neighborhood on the other side of the Arno River from downtown. We had already passed the massive Pitti Palace and were heading towards the Santo Spirito church and square. The lilac bushes have just reached full bloom and overpoweringly scent the air with a fragrance so intense that the e ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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11th April 2016

Lovely Lucca
Did you walk the city walls ?
11th April 2016

Lucca Walls..
We did but pretty briefly. We went from the train station inside the walls and pretty much walked everywhere. We ended up on the other side of the old town and used the walls to return. We really liked Lucca and it was hardly crowded at all. I had actually not heard of it before this trip and we are so glad we visited!

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