On the footsteps of Van Gogh – Visiting Arles

Arles is a historic city in the Provence region of Southern France. It was a well known Roman city for centuries and has an impressive display of Roman amphitheater and Gladiator arena. In late nineteenth century Arles became a hub of great impressionists. Getting to Arles Arles is one of the 4 major towns in Provence above the major seaport of Marseilles. If you visualize … Continue reading On the footsteps of Van Gogh – Visiting Arles

Michelangelo’s David

We saw David during our visit to Galleria dell’Academia in Florence during Fall 2017.. The line to see World’s most famous sculpture went around the block. We were thankful to have made online reservations in advance. The clip below shows David up close. David is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture. Michelangelo created the statue in marble between 1501 and 1504. David is a 5.17-metre (17.0 … Continue reading Michelangelo’s David