A Slice of Italia

cheese

I have finally made it to Florence, Italy! The journey getting here was a learning experience and quite eventful to say the least. The last few days have consisted of getting settled into my apartment, meeting my 4 new roommates and finding my way around the amazing and beautiful city of Florence.

On my way home from a long day of venturing around Florence, Alex (my roommate) and I came across a wine and cheese shop with many free samples. Being new to Florence, we got sucked in (the samples were delcious!). We bought Chianti (wine), salami, and a twist to a classic cheese cheese with red grapes on the outside.

Once we made it home all of my roommates and I made dinner and taste tested everything, it was delizios!

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Close up of the grapes encrusted on the outside of the cheese.

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A plethora of carefully crafted cheeses

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SALAMI!!

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The view from my apartement

A quick prayer for travelers: Lord Jesus be my companion, guide, and guardian during my journey; deliver and protect me from all danger, misfortune and temptation; that being so defended by Your divine power I may have a successful journey and arrive safely at my destination. For You are where I place my trust. Amen 🙂

Ciao!

-Niki

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11 thoughts on “A Slice of Italia

  1. So glad you’re blogging! So there are five of you? Show us some pics of your apartment and roommates. I’m remembering how much I love Floence. Looking forward to following your experiences. Thanks for the evocative photos and the lovely prayer.

  2. Hi Niki!!! So glad you are exploring the countryside!! The food looks fabulous, what an education you are receiving in fresh, fine food. I always believed the more simple, the better. May God bless your time in Italy and keep you safe!
    Love, Vicki

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