... of San Marco, the boys are sketching . It was an early start this morning, for the hike across Florence. The Tuscan Sun is high and bright already. It is an absolutely beautiful Sunday. The boys have visited the cell of Savonarola and viewed the frescos of Fra Angelico and Ghirlandaio. The Renaissance--it's all right here at S. Marco--the Medici, money, religion, excess, the vanities, violence, counter-cultural movements and quickly changing politics.
Several Italian women, intrigued and impressed by their journal sketching and note taking, just asked for photos with the boys.
Next it's onto mass at S. Marco and lunch.