Monthly Archives: July 2012


Tuscany: A butcher shop for longer then our country’s been a country.

If you're a vegetarian you may want to skip this post. Established in 1700, the "Antica Macelleria Falorni" is one of Italy's most famous butcher shops located in Greve in Chianti, Tuscany. During one of our drive-abouts we stopped there to walk among the shops.

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Tuscany, Italy – Landscape

People travel to Italy for no other reason then to visit the Tuscany (Tuscana) region, of which Florence is the capital.  It's a region known for its gorgeous landscapes, its rich artistic legacy and its influence on high culture.  Movies have been made about it and you often hear how beautiful and relaxing the life-style it is.

Florence & Tuscany: Windows and Doors

My photographing windows and doors didn't stop at Venice. I continued to be fascinated and to photograph them.  What interested me most were those of an age perhaps equal to that of the building they were mounted upon.

Venice to Florence, Italy, stops along the drive

The drive from Venice, Italy, to Florence, Italy was our first real introduction to the rural Italian.  When we had drove from Milan to Venice it was late evening via toll highways which offered few views of the areas were were passing through.  For our drive to Florence we selected secondary roads to enjoy some of the flavors of smaller Italian towns and countryside.