A Walk to the Boboli Gardens, Florence

Morgante, Cosimo I’s ‘most beloved servant’ © A. Harrison

One quiet morning in Florence, I decided to walk to the Boboli Gardens,

Staying in the Oltrarno, the way seemed a short stroll on the map. And so it was, except I decided to enter the Gardens from the top, near Forte Belvedere, and completely forgot to take into account the hill involved.

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Anne Harrison

Anne Harrison

At 10 I discovered travel, books and philosophy. Now I pass my days with a camera in one hand, a notebook in the other, looking for the perfect coffee.

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