Tag Archives: Florence

The Bridges of Europe – Part Two, Southern Europe

Korinth (Corinth) The Corinth Canal in Greece is an incredible feat of engineering and was once an important navigational route which allowed ships to enter the Aegean Sea. Carved through the isthmus at sea level, the canal is 6.4 km long with a width of only 25 metres. Impossible for modern ships to go through, the […]

A-Z April Challenge – Florence

Everybody always said to me that I must go to Florence. It was billed as the absolute diamond on the crown of Europe. I therefore travelled to the capital of Tuscany with high hopes, only to return bitterly disappointed. OK, the cathedral was beautiful and the covered bridge very impressive, but apart from that Firenze […]