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Turin photodiary

Two weeks ago I’ve been in Turin for a few days. It was my second time there, I really love Turin, its composed elegance and royal reticence. (analog and digital pictures mixed) Duomo (inside) Valentino Park Medieval Village Turin streets Cesare Lombroso…

The Buontalenti Grotto

The Buontalenti Grotto or Large Grotto (Boboli Gardens, Florence) The Grotto is a great exemple of mannerism architecture and a typical seventeenth-century artificial cavern mixing sculpture, architecture and painting. The Large Grotto is placed into Boboli Gardens, Florence, and it’s…

Bologna-Ravenna photodiary

Some pictures I took during my weekend in Bologna and Ravenna in April. analog pictures here. Bologna from the Asinelli tower (97m) left: Fountain of Neptune (Fontana di Nettuno) is an early work of Giambologna’s maturity, completed about 1567. Archiginnasio frescos…

Florence day 3

Last day in Florence was sunny enough to go to the Boboli Gardens, the incredible park behind Pitti Palace. First, me and Gio, wandered around Duomo in daylight, just to see the contrast between the deep blue sky and the…