The orderly chaos of Tokyo can be witnessed here at the famous Shibuya crossing. Intermittently this huge intersection – empty of people – filled with only passing traffic is transformed into a sea of orderly, fast-paced pedestrians.
It really is amazing to witness, something that just works against all odds. The movement of the people highlights the transient nature of such a place, nobody is here to stay – only here to wait until the next light sequence permits an escape.
It’s been a few weeks since I’ve taken part in the WordPress photo challenge, I’ve been both busy and travelling.
This week I return with a renewed focus, but with a picture from my home in Florence. Our grand door in all of its glory – both in and out of focus. A perfect representation of my time in Florence. The door always open.
If you’re going to Florence there are simply some foods and some places that you can’t miss. Whether you’ve got a day or weeks to spend meandering through her city streets you’ll no doubt need to squeeze in many meals during your stay. Some of these foods are quintessentially Italian, others Tuscan and some purely for the Fiorentini – but there is no doubt they’re enjoyed by all who visit.
See if you can work your way through the entire list!
Pasta e sugo
Sometimes you just need to start with the basics and a restaurant that has mastered the art of fresh pasta and a simple tomato sauce is Il Brincello. I also recommend the ravioli fritti for a tasty starter, they’re delicious! Continue reading Florence Eats
Cinque Terre was my awesome introduction to Italy 15 years ago, I’ve since returned and my wanderlust for both Cinque Terre and Italy remain.
My first visit had me working backwards – or forwards if you will – from Riamaggiore through to Monterosso al Mare. Continue reading 5 villages to kickstart my wanderlust