Saturday, June 9, 2012
Wildlife in the streets of Florence
Many things catch your eye in Italy, but my camera trapper's eye was pleased to encounter wild boar in the streets of Firenze, or as we know it, Florence.
This delicatessen owner proudly displayed taxidermic icons of his specialty -- pork in all of its processed products.
His domestic diorama of medieval piglets at the table proves the thesis of Luigi Barzini's masterpiece of character analysis . . . Italians thrive on spectacle and family.
"Tutti a tavola a mangiare".