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Colorful Ponte Vecchio ~ Florence, Italy

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Olympus E-30, Zuiko 12-60


Long time no post... or I should say no time to process photos, no post ;) We're on the roads almost each and every weekend in the last weeks. This past weekend we visited Tuscany - round trip with 2 other couples. Not a dedicated photo trip but it was amazing time spent with great friends. We took accommodation in three places - Florence, Siena and Pisa. So the schedule was very busy in 4 days total. My personal highlight was San Gimigniano on a way from Siena to Pisa.


This photo shows Ponte Vecchio bridge mirroring in the Arno River. "It is a Medieval bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy, noted for still having shops built along it, as was once common. Butchers initially occupied the shops; the present tenants are jewelers, art dealers and souvenir sellers. It has been described as Europe's oldest wholly-stone, closed-spandrel segmental arch bridge,[1] but there are far older segmental arch bridges such as Alconétar Bridge. The Ponte Vecchio's two neighbouring bridges are the Ponte Santa Trinità and the Ponte alle Grazie." more here...


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Taken on September 13, 2009