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Monthly Archives: May, 2014

Volterra and a wine tasting

We visited another medieval town in Tuscany: Volterra. It was definitely worth the drive — the Etruscan Museum was really interesting and the weather has been perfect. We then traveled … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · 7 Comments

San Gimignango

We drove to another hilltop village with medieval beginnings. San Gimignano is famous for its towers, and for its role as backdrop to Franco Zefferelli’s “Romeo & Juliet” movie from … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · 8 Comments

Montepulciano Tuscany

We drove south today from Siena to the hilltop medieval town of Montepulciano. It was a perfect weather day and not crowded — and oh so very beautiful. Almost indescribable.

May 24, 2014 · 5 Comments

Cooking Class in Tuscany

Today we spent the day with Giulia Scarpaleggia, a food blogger and creative cook, who invited us to her home in Colle di Val d’Elsa to create a unique Tuscan … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 8 Comments

A Day in Tuscany – Siena

Nancy, Cathe, and I drove from the farm house to Siena today. After much circling of the streets, we were able to park the car and see the sights. The … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · 3 Comments