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Tuscany is as much an idea as a place.

Recently I read something about Tuscany that really intrigued me.  The author said, “Like Paris, Tuscany is an idea as well as a place.”  It’s a feeling, an ambiance, a concept and experience.  Tuscany is what we think of when … Continue reading

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Loving Lucca

Lucca, a very old city about an hour’s drive from Florence, turns out to be a charming place. We planned for our visit to be little more than an overnight after taking three flights to get from Grand Rapids, Mi … Continue reading

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