It’s been quiet on here of late as we’ve been on holiday in Tuscany. We travelled around, were way too hot and had a fabulous time. These are just a select few of the many photos I took.
A twisting alleyway in Volterra and a fab galleried building in San Gimigniano.
The view from the tallest tower.
I spotted quite a lot of art nouveau type decoration, this example was over a shop in Lucca.
As you can see, Pisa was packed with tourists all round the Duomo all pretending to push over or hold up the tower. The surrounding streets were much quieter.
Postman Pat has a rather different vehicle, one more suited to narrow twisting roads!
We spotted the weaver in a small artisan market by the river in Pisa. In fact we saw weaving all over Tuscany but no knitting, embroidery or felt work.
Devil’s Bridge – I can’t imagine who ever thought such steepness was a good idea, it gives a great workout just climbing to the apex.
Sienna was my favourite of all the cities.
The Duomo is a great confection of a building although much smaller than the one in Florence.
Community art in the underpass.
The cockerel is the symbol of Tuscan wine and I love a bit of rusted metal.
I thought I’d leave you with a sunny, happy view across the undulating hill.