Easter- Paintings & John The Baptist.

The painting above is from one of my favourite artists, who painted my favourite painting, La Primavera; Alessandro Botticelli. This is of the Annunciation from Angel Gabriel to Mary and is on display in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. It is a wall painting from the hospital of San Martino alla Scala that housed orphans. It was…

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Florence- Eat. Play. Stay.

Always and forever, Florence will have my heart. I could go back there everyday and still never have enough of it. The people. Their passion. The food. The ambience. Even the tourists, nothing ever makes Florence less that what it is- BEAUTIFUL. EAT In Florence you can eat anywhere and everywhere there is no shortage of…

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Florence- Love At First Sight. Always…

Perhaps the first thing you notice about Florence is her astounding beauty and romance, a city surrounded by evidence of times past, a presence of beauty, and an endless charm for the future. Even with the tourists swarming at peak season nothing takes away from her beauty. It feels like you are in a cocoon, trapped in a…

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Spring’s Summon- La Primavera by Botticelli

Heart. Spring. Beauty. Sublime. Intrigue. Discourse. Discord… all embody my favourite painting La Primavera (Allegory of Spring) by Sandro Botticelli. In my opinion this is his MOST stunning work of art- some would attribute that to The Birth of Venus, but I beg to differ. Don’t get me wrong, Venus is stunning, and I love…

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