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Monday, March 19th, 2007

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Florence 5.0
Sunday was Jim's birthday and we took a train to Pisa to see the leaning tower. :) We've been joking that Jim wants to see it before it finally falls over, although in actuality they finally got the thing stable after a few centuries of trying and failing and making it worse and trying harder; Jim saw a thing on TV that talked about how they did it and said they took about two centuries of lean off of it this time. That's probably about enough. Figure, they don't actually want to stabilize it all the way -- who'd travel to see The Formerly Leaning Tower of Pisa? [grin]

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Florence 1.7 -- Duomo Museum with Pictures
More pics, yay! Jim took these at the museum in Florence where they display a lot of things from the Duomo and the Baptistry; what's out there is often a reproduction because things have been weathering pretty badly. I didn't take any pictures here because it's no-flash only and I didn't know how to turn the flash off on my camera. [duck] I've since learned how but at this point my camera stayed in my bag.

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