Anna did a semester studying abroad in Florence, Italy, during the fall of 2013. As a diehard Italophile, Rick had to go visit her. So for ten days in October, he revelled in a delightful daddy-daughter date: he got to see Anna's Florence. Here is some of what they did and saw.

  • Firenze!
  • At il Duomo
  • Convent where Rick and Judy stayed.
  • Dining room at the convent
  • The Pitti Palace
  • Pitti Palace passageway
  • Pitti Palace gardens
  • Pitti Palace pals
  • Overlooking Firenze
  • In the shadow of a Florentine hill
  • Streetside trattoria dining
  • Outside the Palazzo Vecchio
  • Trattoria by the apartment
  • Trattoria by the school
  • Portions!
  • Trattoria del Carmine
  • Internship in the community
  • Home cooking!
  • Daytrip train ride to Bologna
  • Bologna exploration
  • Bologna churches
  • Wonderful tagliatelle bolognese
  • Tiramisu to die for in Firenze...
  • See what I mean?
  • Can you see the apartment from here?
  • Il Duomo from the bell tower stairs
  • Il Duomo from above
  • Baptistry ceiling
  • Nighttime dining at Trattoria del Carmine
  • Daily cappuccino
  • Addio at the bus station
  • slideshow
  • Arc de Triomphe
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Take a video tour of her apartment here. Read my blog entry about the trip here.

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