Tale of Two Rivers

The title’s a bit of a reach…. Still, our main agenda today was to transition from Tiber-City to Arno-City.

The historical focus of the cities is so different: ancient Rome vs the Renaissance…from establishment of a state/civilization to a being the seat and incubator of a shift in cultural tastes and values.

Tiber from N train

Tiber, view east, north of Rome, from the fast train at 250 km/hr.

Arno post sunset

Arno, view west, just after sunset.