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    Why Florence Broke My Heart

    Ah, Florence! Or Firenze, depending on whether you’re an English speaker or Italian speaker. The enchanting city in Italy where many a romantic has envisioned themselves, hand in hand with their lover. It’s also a city that broke my heart back in the early noughties, for many reasons. While most associate Florence with art, history and the Renaissance, I don’t. So, instead of a standard travel post I thought I would write about all the ways I was disillusioned and Florence broke my heart. Also, apologies for the poor quality image below. It was taken back in the days when digital cameras were not common and you couldn’t re-snap the…