Day 12 – Florence

Posted on July 11, 2014

Galileo, don’t talk to me about science. Please make me television.

Today was mostly spent at the Basilica of Santa Croce. We had walked past it a few times, but hadn’t gone inside yet. So we did.

It’s larger than I thought and had a lot to see. There was a nice Dante statue out front.

Dante Alighieri.

Dante Alighieri.

Inside, there were a number of tombs and shrines of such men as Galileo, Dante and Michelangelo.

There were lots of other areas and artworks to see as well which were quite interesting.

That last photo is at the Palazzo Vecchio, which is a big square with some sculptures and things around the area. It was quite crowded, so perfect for another instalment of “Where’s Adam?”.

Where's Adam?

Where’s Adam?

We then had lunch (lasange!) and walked around a bit more. We were going to go to the Uffizi Gallery, but it started to rain, so we headed back to the apartment. It only rained lightly though and stopped shortly after, but we’ll go to the gallery tomorrow.