Monthly Archives: September 2012

Lucca the last city in my Tuscan tour.

Lucca has the energy and remarkable architecture of a much smaller scale Florence. Also home to Puccini and some unique crispy fried wafers called “brigidini.” The story is that these were created by the nuns of St. Bridgit by mistake … Continue reading

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Finding Marino Marini in Pistoia

One of my favorite places to visit in Pistoia was the Marino Marini Museum. As an artist it is fascinating to view a collection of one artist’s work a see how themes emerge and evolve over a lifetime. His female … Continue reading

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Lost and found in Pistoia

Pistoia is just a 17 minute train ride from Prato. When we learned the apartment upstairs was doing some major renovations we made hasty plans to go there to get away from the noise. My sister made reservations over the … Continue reading

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