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Gelateria Dondoli

Our tour person told us this was an award winning gelateria, and probably the best in the world. Best or not, can’t say, but it was good. 52 altre parole



Perched on a hilltop with about a dozen towers belonging to the Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles, San Gimignano is probably the most picturesque site in the province of Siena.  242 altre parole


Souls Like the Wheels, Turning, Taking Us With Wind at Our Heels

When I laid out this Italy trip with travel between so many cities, I thought the time in the car would be great for sight-seeing, catching little glimpses of places to visit on the next go-round. 2.710 altre parole


Snapshots from Italy: Favorites Across the Years, Part 1

A very rough (and probably low) estimate of pictures of Italy I have in my personal files is around 2500. So, in what seems like a perfect way to avoid post-Christmas clean up and neglected laundry from the holidays, I thought it would be fun to showcase some of my top favorites this month. 282 altre parole


A wet, wet morning in San Gimignano

This is a continuation of my series of posts documenting our time in Italy. We were based in Siena for a couple of days and decided to do a day trip to San Gimignano on the second day. 1.456 altre parole


Tuscany In the Autumn  

What: An autumn break to Tuscany
When: November 2016
Distance from home: 991 miles
Length of adventure: 5 nights

Details: We fancied a short autumn break some where warmer than London and as the season was just ending Tuscany had some really great deals so we booked a last minute trip to eat cheese, drink wine and explore the Italian country side in a tiny Fiat 500. 208 altre parole