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Sep 21, 2013 - walled cities, wine, churches, wine, getting lost, wine, hilltop villages, wine, wine, wine...........

Our week in Tuscany has come to an end after way too much good food and wine as we took turns cooking delicious suppers after a day spent exploring some of the towns and sights of Tuscany. Sharing these experiences with great friends led to many laughs as we explored the narrow twisty roads en-route to our day’s destination. There were some places we didn’t know we were going to visit but the roads had few signs so sometimes we had to stop for directions. Not always easy when no one speaks Italian. Drivers, Lari and John, always got us...

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Sep 16, 2013 - touring Tuscany

This morning we went down to pick up our rental cars, which became a bit of an exercise in patience. Italians move at an Italian pace - slower, at times, than Mexicans!!! Eventually we were all loaded up and driving through the picturesque Tuscan countryside. The roads became narrower with many sharp curves as we went over, around and sometimes through many hills, each of them topped by a villa of some kind. Many people have raved about Tuscany but we were surprised by how rural it is with many villages but very little retail in most of...

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