Category Archives: Categoria 4

Love story?

For me, Tuscan marshlands are one of the most amazing places to visit. There is something fascinating, soothing and peaceful hardly to explain, one must come and go for a walk to feel and understand. Inside this huge territory, actually … Continue reading

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SPRING

So, finally, the mildest, softest and most promising season of the year is ready to welcome us! If I had lived more than two thousand years ago in ancient Rome, I’d be getting ready to celebrate the Floralia festival (April … Continue reading

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Odyssey of a distracted photographer

I’m pretty sure that many of you know the dilemma: going for a walk in company with or without your photo camera. If you leave it at home you don’t stress your  friends with “wait a minute”, “let me have … Continue reading

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Spring will come…this time for good!

I heard it this morning… a high pressure area (anticyclone) is coming towards Tuscany from the Azores. This means sunny, mild weather  at least until Sunday – maybe for the whole next week. Yes, please! When moving to Italy, one … Continue reading

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AppTiAmo

The very first time I had a closer look at a love declaration written on a wall was on a photo shoot in Tuscany, near the marshlands, known as “padule”. Under a small bridge, in big dark brown letters a … Continue reading

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Olive tree – may I introduce myself?

Early in November is usually the beginning of the olive crop season and if it does not rain,  we shall start harvesting  today.  It is cold but dry and I arrive punctually at my new workplace, i.e. the olive grove, … Continue reading

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Italian women

After so many years abroad I don’t remember how things used to be in Germany, but I have noticed that in Tuscany it is pretty difficult to get in touch with Italian women. Not that they are divided from the … Continue reading

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Chestnut season

Due to its imposing size, the chestnut tree in ancient times was considered holy to Jove, king and father of the deities and protector of human beings and its fruits were called lovis glandes, Jove’s acorns. For centuries chestnuts have … Continue reading

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Foto available from November 21 to November 27, 2011

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Olive world – second part: olive oil tasting…

Fortune is on our side: it is raining and so no olives can be harvested. Of course, we are not lucky thanks to this unexpected day off, but rather because today a small town nearby has organized a tasting in … Continue reading

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