Itinerary for October 2016 Monday, Oct 17- Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 Monday, Oct 17 Group will be picked up at Florence airport in our rental van Arrive at Il Colle, Giovanni will welcome us with local Tuscan food Unpack, tour grounds, etc. Meet our neighbors and my good friends, Elettra and Andreas Tuesday Oct […]
Don’t get me wrong. I love the food in Italy but sometimes it’s so good and plentiful that I overeat. In Spain, I found that the small plates suited me well and I ate two fabulous meals at Restaurant 8 de 7 In Girona. Toni, my air b & b host told me it was […]
Here is the rough plan of our adventure! Where we are staying: Agritourismo Il Colle in Poggio alle Croce ( near figline valdarno/incisa) Tuesday Oct 28 Day 1 Group picked up at Florence airport, mid afternoon. Welcome reception at Il Colle- Marcie is cooking! Unpack, relax! if anyone is feeling energetic: drive around the neighbourhood: […]
Since 2004, I have been lucky to spend extended time in Tuscany. The people that have become my friends accept me and I’m treated like part of the family. Picking olives, cooking, hiking, and making art together are the activities that have led to the kinds of conversations that cement friendships. When I return to […]
I am still processing the experience, certainly I was out of my comfort zone ( a good thing!) and many stories will follow. In the meantime, enjoy the slideshow of Havana, and the beach at Playa de Estes.