Michaelangelo’s David

No trip to Florence, Italy, would be complete without seeing Michaelangelo’s David. It is a remarkable statue. Here’s a view of the setting:

0aH88DVAR3emhjp86mJjQAA large crowd comes to see this and the other works on display. There are several blocks of marble that Michaelangelo had been working on but abandoned. You see one on the right side of the photo above. There are as interesting as David. Here’s a closer look at David:

Ad8G87lyTqiD4ta0NK7tSwGet the skip the line type of ticket to visit the Accademia where the statue is located. Otherwise, you’ll be waiting a long time in very long line. Worth it.

 

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Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy

Like many famous public sites in Rome, the Trevi Fountain can be crowded to the point where taking a decent photo is practically impossible. I managed to snap this one on a lucky afternoon.

DSC_3073I went back early in the morning a few days later and tried again:

+V9XrGQITWyB%QEW2g1WygThe light wasn’t as good, hence the grey-looking statuary. However, on that same morning I saw a photographer working with a couple of models featuring wedding attire:

EKVlEK9wTOugnnREKQ8wlQIf you’re going to visit this site, do it early, then go to breakfast.

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