Category Archives: Italy – 2015


Back to Reality….Our Vacation Wrap-Up

Cities & towns visited: October 3-7 – Venice October 7-10 – Florence October 10-16 – Marciano della Chiana October 11 & 14 – Lucignano October 12 – Foiano della Chiana, Cortona & San Sorvino October […]

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Day 14 – Arrivederchi Toscano! Noi Ritorneremo!

It’s a sad day – we’re leaving Italy.  But, it’s always good to be home.  We’ve definitely had conversations about coming back.  We were told by someone, before we left, that you don’t go to Italy […]

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Day 13 – Market Day in Camucia, Lunch in Castiglion Florentino

We woke up to no rain & partly cloudy skies, so it looked like it would be a good day for the market, in Camucia.  C & C were up until about 2:00 AM listening […]

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Day 12 – Liquid Sunshine All Day!

Yup, rain all day.  We didn’t get the thunder storms that were forecasted, but it was wet.  As a result, a slow day.  We took our time with everything – getting up, breakfast, showering, lunch, […]

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Day 11 – Montalcino & Gregorian Chanting

Yet another day of fine weather, a combination of big, white fluffy clouds & blue sky.  It was also another day when we didn’t break any land speed records getting ourselves on the road for […]

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Day 10 – Happy Thanksgiving!!

  It was such a great sunset last night that I assumed the sunrise would be just as good, so I set the alarm for 6:30.  I must have been excited about it because I […]

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Day 9 – Discovering Lucignano & Marciano della Chiana

What a great day!  The weather was perfect, the scenery was awesome & the company superb. We started the day with breakfast on the patio looking out at the Tuscan hills & a great sky….partly […]

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Day 8 – Goodby Florence…..Hello La Colonica!!

Buongiorno! 7:30 seemed to come really fast!  C & C left the condo at 9:00 for their walk to the taxi stand.  Bonnie & I packed up & I took a few photos of the condo.  […]

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Day 7 – Our Last Day to Explore Florence

More photos posted, so go back & have a look. After all of the walking & stair climbing, we didn’t break any speed records getting out, but shortly after 11:00, we headed out with a […]

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Day 6 – Bella Firenza!

We’re walking, we’re walking…… Before I go further, a few photos have been added from the past couple of days. What a great day!  We didn’t trip over ourselves to get out the door in […]

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