I love Florence.
I've loved her for years. She is one of the most magnificent cities in the world.
One of my absolute favorite things to do in Florence is to get up early and go walking.
Before the crowds descend, before the views get obstructed by the human masses, before the lines of tourists wrap around the buildings.
There is a magic hour in Florence after the sun is up and before the shops are open, when there is almost no one around. That is my favorite hour. This is when the city is my own, and I don't have to share her with anyone.
|Florence street in the early morning|