Took an early morning walk on the streets of Florence before the city was fully awake, welcoming the flurry of tourists that quickly fill the streets. It is a different city that is owned by the pigeons.
The Mercato Neuvo (famed for the bronze cast Il Porcellino) gets ready for its morning makeover from a covered hall to a bustling leather market.
The early morning parade of shop wagons snaking through Piazza Signoria will all end up in the Mercato Neuvo.
The passage under the Vasari corridor gets a moment of solitude in the wee hours of the day.