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Pienza and Lucca in Tuscany, Roman Renaissance.

Pienza and Lucca in Tuscany, Roman Renaissance.

October 15, 2015 The Via Cassia, (SS2), is a very ancient Roman road connecting Florence and Siena to Rome through the Val d’Orcia. For most of its route the Via Cassia coincides with the historic Via Francigena, that the pilgrims were used to cross on their spiritual journey from Canterbury to Rome. This secular route … Lees verder

Chateaux de Loire, fairytale castles!

Chateaux de Loire, fairytale castles!

November 11, 2014 We had never visited the castles of the Loire in France. So when we suddenly had some days of holiday to fill, and passing not so far away, it became our next destination. It was already the end of October, so  the weather could not be predicted, but at least we would … Lees verder