Category Archives: Tuscany

No Bottled Water, Please

Quite rightly travellers to foreign countries worry about illness ruining their holiday. Drinking water is at the centre of many of their fears. Let me reassure you that tap water in Italy is safe to drink. Standards are set by … Continue reading

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TREES – Wonderful Elements to Include in Your Photographic Compositions

Trees or even better, a single tree, can be wonderful subjects for your travel photographs. Trees can be the main element in a composition or just part of it. On our travels, we’re always on the lookout  for interesting trees … Continue reading

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At the Borders

People in Lamoli di Borgo Pace and nearby villages in the Metauro valley in northwest Le Marche like to stand in their town piazza gyrating slowly as they give you a geography lesson. ‘You can see three provinces from here. … Continue reading

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