san gimignano

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when i first arrived in florence in january,

i asked my host dad where i should go

he said that san gimignano was "meravigliosa"

(marvelous)

and he was right (of course)

of all of the tuscan hill towns that i've been to

san gimignano is my favorite

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the city walls right at the entrance

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shops

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the well in piazza della cisterna

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buildings along the piazza

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i think i have an obsession with towers

because i always try to climb one when i get to cities with one

at one point, san gimignano used to have 72 towers

today, they have been able to preserve 14

lucky for my knee/legs/feet

you can only climb the tallest one ;)

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views from la grossa

tower views are always, always worth it.

especially when it's a sunny day in tuscany

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little street

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going to san gimignano was a very quick day trip,

but i hope that one day i can come back to show everyone that i love