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windows with candle holders for Feste San Croce—Lucca  
   

windows with candle holders for Feste San Croce—Lucca

Get thee to a nunnery in Florence

September 6th 2018
Today we left the gorgeous Ligurian coast and headed south and west to Lucca and then on to Florence. We spent most of the day in Lucca, a walled medieval town, although its first walls were built in Roman times. In 56 B.C. Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus agreed to rule Rome as a triumvirate. It is known for its towers, one of which is very prominent today because it has trees growing from its top. Th ... read more
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