14/43.- Florence, view of Ponte Vecchio
The 'Ponte Vechio' (old bridge) is, of course, the oldest bridge
in town. The first 'Ponte Vecchio' was a wooden bridge. But the river
destroyed it in 1333. It was reconstructed in 1345.
On the bridge you can find the same shops that have always been
here --well, the shops are the same, but first they sold fruits and
vegetables to locals, and now they sell silver and gold jewelry to
We will now cross the river on this bridge ...