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Cortona – Mother of Rome

My very first assignment as a pet sitter brought me to Cortona, in Tuscany, Italy, close to the border to Umbria. I was supposed to look after a very people shy, elderly cat, who had[…]

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The Star of Tuscany: Florence

My photo tour in Florence was kind of an experiment: With AirBnB I had found accommodation about 20 km outside of Florence and I wanted to go on a photo tour with my bicycle, but[…]

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A Tuscan Jewel: Siena

During my recent stay in Tuscany I was able to sneak in a half-day trip to Siena. One of the main attractions in Siena is the cathedral, or duomo. Completed in 1380 A.D., it used[…]