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King and Gentoo Penguins at Falkland Islands

We just got back from a wonderful 14-day Antarctica Cruise this week. The cruise started from Buenos Aires, Argentina, first sailed through the Patagonia region of Chile (Punta Arenas) and Argentina (Ushuaia) and then headed south toward Antarctica PenĂ­nsula and cruised through South Shetland Islands […]


Leonardo Da Vinci Birthplace in Vinci

Our last tour during the recent “Tastes of Tuscany” trip was the visit of Leonardo Da Vinci birthplace and museum in town of Vinci. Da Vinci was born 4/16/1452 in Anchiano and died on 5/2/1519 in Cloux, France. He was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, […]

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Tastes of Tuscany – 4 – Lucca and Pisa

Lucca is one of Tuscany’s most beloved artistic cities, with nicknamed the town of a hundred churches on account of its incredible number of places of worship. It is the birthplace of famous composer Puccini. whose great pieces of La Boheme, Madam Butterfly that I […]


Tastes of Tuscany – 1 – Landscapes

We took an 8-day “Tastes of Tuscany” tour two weeks ago. We stayed at the hotel at Montecatini for seven nights and used it as a base to tour Chianti Wine Country, Cinque Terre, Lucca, Pisa, Siena, Florence and Vinci. As we drove through the […]