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30 Days on the Road in Italy…Day 18: Tuscany

Come with us as we explore Italy and check out properties for Gira! Italian Vacation Rentals. This morning is a welcome break from the fast pace we’ve been on. We get some laundry done and hang it out on the … Continue reading

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30 Days on the Road in Italy…Day 16: Tuscany

Come with us as we explore Italy and check out properties for Gira! Italian Vacation Rentals. Today is Day 16.  The half way point in our journey through Italy.  We’ve had some time to rest, but for the most part … Continue reading

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30 Days on the Road in Italy…Day 15: Tuscany

Come with us as we explore Italy and check out properties for Gira! Italian Vacation Rentals. The drive from Assisi to Monte San Savino goes easily.  The E45 goes past Lake Trasimeno and up into Tuscany.  A little bit of … Continue reading

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Florence private guided tours

Doing Florence on your own with a guidebook, water bottle and good walking shoes can be a daunting proposition.  How about a professional guide who can get you past the lines in a flash and educate you about art history … Continue reading

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Chasing Francis

A friend recently recommended a book entitled “Chasing Francis” by Ian Morgan Cron that tells the story of a Protestant pastor of a large church in New England and his crisis of faith. In the story, the pastor is invited … Continue reading

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Arriving at Montegufoni Castle

Midway between the two little towns of Montagnana and Baccaiano in Tuscany lies the Montegufoni Castle.  In our journeys around the country, it’s always welcoming to come here for a few days and make our home in a real castle. … Continue reading

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