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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 […]


Gateway Arch at Saint Louis

We are visiting our daughter’ family in Wichita, Kansas vis Saint Louis, Missouri. Naturally, we toured Gateway Arch and also took a brief river cruise on Mississippi River. Here are some pictures of Arch taken from the land and also from the water.


Salzburg Austria

The Historic Center of the City of Salzburg, also known as the Altstadt, is a district of Salzburg, Austria, recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. It corresponds with the historic city center, situated on the left and right banks of the Salzach river. […]

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Innsbruck, Austria

It was our first visit to Innsbruck Austria during our recent tour of Germany, Switzerland and Austria. I love this mountain city that hosted Winter Olympic Games twice (1964 and 1976). The old town is fascinated with narrow street and full of many old Baroque […]