Tag Archives: Italy

Weekly Photo Challenge: Big

This is a photo of me in Florence last month. I was stunned by the enormous size of this door. I started to take the photo, but quickly realized the massive size couldn’t be appreciated without something to give it … Continue reading

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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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