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Lost Galleries – Italy

Our travels and photography continues, but our writing did not keep up. We’ve decided to publish our photography with a minimal of commentary for your enjoyment. The “Lost Galleries” series continue with our time in Tuscany, Basilicata, and Pulgia, Italy.

If you like this post and the photos, you will be interested to know that Neeley is teaching a photography workshop this September in Puglia, Italy. We will be visiting many of the same locations during the workshop, including Matera, Alberobello, Gallipoli, and Lecce. Check out more information here.

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All Roads Lead to Rome: But First, Florence

It’s well known that Italians are fiercely proud of their history, food, and culture and a visit to Florence will help you to understand why. Florence is a city blessed with many masterpieces of art, architecture, and literature. You can find Michelangelo’s statue of David, Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, Brunelleschi’s Dome on the Duomo, Florence’s cathedral, and you can visit the home of Dante Aleghieri, author of The Divine Comedy, which is considered the greatest work of literature in the Italian language. You could also visit Florence without seeing any of these things and still understand the pride of the Italians. We spent ten days in Florence wandering the medieval streets, eating delicious food, and viewing some of the greatest art of the Renaissance.
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