Fall 2017 Travellers! Our homes, in Poggio Alla Croce and in Firenze

Our home at Agriturismo Il Colle, in Poggio Alla Croce. We stay here for two reasons, one is the setting.   Our country house has five bedrooms, three bathrooms with a complete kitchen, dining room and living room.         And the other reason we stay here is Giovanni, our host at Il Colle. Whether […]

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On the Andrea del Sarto Trail

  Anna took me to three sites, rarely frequented by tourists, to discover the work of Andrea del Sarto.  He was a High Renaissance and Early Mannerism painter whose work was eclipsed by Leonardo and Michelangelo. First we visited the Chiostro dello Scalzo where there is a series of gray on gray frescos, (style is […]

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