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 […]
Slideshow from Italy, Havana, Spain , California and Toronto Where to next? Let me know what you think!
Safe and sound, here I am in Firenze. Thanks to Cristina and Luca for the use of their apartment until I go to the countryside to get ready for the California group’s arrival! Enjoy the slide show!
Today I had a private tour of the Palantine Gallery at the Palazzo Pitti, courtesy of Anna. The rooms are chock full of art, with frescoed and sculptured ceilings. I could have stayed in one room for hours! Anna was able to show me the most important , as well as her favorite pieces, […]
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 […]