Let me start out by saying that most people would not try to do Pisa in one day from Rome. Luckily, we are not most people and were crazy enough to catch the 6:15 am Sunday train to Pisa. One good thing about taking a four-hour train ride at 6:15 on Sunday morning is that […]
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I moved to Italy expecting great food. I had no idea that it would be something as simple and fundamental as olive oil that would forever alter my tastes. New olive oil is impossibly green: It is a greenness that you can taste. New olive oil still has the flavor of the earth that the […]
This carving is called The Philospher because he has large ears to listen with, but a very small mouth to limit how much he speaks. This sculpture is on the private property of an agriturismo in Pienza- Podere San Gregorio. It was incredible to be in the private presence of something so ancient. It felt […]
Last week was foggy and cold but colorful in Tuscany. This week, the warm weather has returned to Rome!