Dominique Hessert is a 19-year-old photojournalism student who had the opportunity to study abroad in Florence for four months. Dominique is from Maine in the United States but will forever think of Florence as her second home.
Ask a visitor—or even a local—to identify the center of Florence and the answer might be piazza del Duomo. But Meri Iacchi, a native Florentine, knows that the official city center is via San Gallo. However, in recent decades, many store owners have relocated towards