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Review: Arnolfo.

For our second year anniversary, Tommy and I decided to visit the tiny town of Colle di Val d’Elsa, about 30 minutes from… 462 more words

Italy

Italy 2014 Part 1: Colle di Val d'Elsa

Our 2014 Italian adventure is complete, and what a trip it was.  Though I started posting from “the road,” it became clear there was only enough time and energy to “live in the moment.”  There WAS enough time and energy to take a ton of photos though…phew.  307 more words

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A River Walk in Tuscany

Volterra is a short drive to the town of Colle di Val d’Elsa — a beautiful and low-key town in Western Tuscany-the province of Siena. There is an upper part, that is older and more historical, with a castle (and a moat), a museum and several beautiful palazzos. 557 more words

Travel

Welcome to ITALIANHOURS, a blog for all interested readers but specifically written for Willamette University alumni and friends who will be touring Tuscany during the last week of May 2014.  432 more words

Alumni Tuscany Travel

Brothers and Sisters of Mercy

The inauguration of two additions to the fleet of ambulance and medical emergency vehicles of Borgo a Mozzano’s Misericordia last Sunday is an occasion for celebration Italian-style! 587 more words

Events

A Tuscan Road Trip Pt. 1: San Gimignano e Volterra

Theres nothing quite like a drive through Tuscany. Warm sun, rolling hills and endless views…. What better way to enjoy it all than hitting the road and taking the adventure into your own hands! 1,052 more words

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Medieval Times

After earning our chefs’ certificates at the cooking lesson (followed by a quick nap at the hotel to recover from our food comas!) we took an optional excursion to San Gimignano, a stunning UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Italy’s oldest and most well-preserved medieval towns. 268 more words

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