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When In Rome.............

As we finish up the Traipsing Through Tuscany tour, I learned two things on this trip to Rome. First, always ask how many flights of stairs there are to the abode you plan to stay in and two, never cut in line when it is raining and there is an older Italian woman waiting in an informal queue or in the shadows. 579 more words

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

Since we have been touring Italy here are some street life scenes I thought you might enjoy!

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Traipsing Through Tuscany- San Casiano dei Bagni


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Today head south through the beautiful Tuscan hillside to the village of San Casiano dei Bagni.  The village was discovered by the Etruscans and known for the abundant (42) thermal springs which were later developed by the Romans. 175 more words

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Traipsing Through Tuscany- Montefollonico to La Foce


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Our day trips from Montepulciano continue.  Today we explore the village of Montefollonico, a small medieval hamlet surrounded by thirteenth century walls of fired bricks. 213 more words

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Traipsing Through Tuscany- Montisi


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The hill town, Montisi, population 500, is an ancient Etruscan necropolis.  As small as it may seem, the village is divided into four communities, each represented with their own flag. 285 more words

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Traipsing Through Tuscany- The Piccolomini Pienza


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From Monticchiello we are off to Pienza, a small town that we can see on the hill in the distance. Pienza, is on a hill, but after arriving in the town, walking here is on flat ground. 480 more words

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Traipsing Through Tuscany - Monticchiello


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Monticchiello is a very small village on the way to Pienza. I love the zig-zag road with the tall skinny cypress trees, just like in the movie, … 303 more words

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