Welcome to San Gimignano!
Our favorite gelato shop in San Gimignano.
Sunset view from our apartment window.
San't Antimo ~ the famous abbey where Gregorian chant still takes place.
Duncan with Laura Brunelli and her foreman, Andrea.
Time for a break in Florence. We stop at Revoire, the perfect place to people watch in Piazza della Signoria.
An interesting window display in Florence. I thought of Tessa who competed in archery in college.
Palazzo Vecchio mandarin trees in full bloom.
St. Francis of Assisi Church in Assisi.
Lunchtime and research.
Nicola approves of Duncan's choice.
The beautiful view just outside our window at Il Borghetto. Springtime!
A girlfriend stop on our wine adventure with Duncan.
Another beautiful view from our kitchen. That's snow mixed with clouds in the background.
Looking over one of our favorite spots.
A delightful discovery on our way back to San Gimignano through Volterra from the Maremma.
An lunchtime appetizer. Yum!
Of course, this goes along with the appetizer.
And this follows the appetizer! The restaurant is Za~Za, in Florence across the street from Mercato Centrale.
Our darling little room (last one in the house) at a new B & B. We will definitely be back. It had a sweet little garden right out our door.
The last wine we enjoyed in Italy with dinner at the villa the night before we left.
Easter Sunday poppies!
Ashley, this one's for you!
Spring hopes eternal...or something like that.
We saw poppies in the funniest places... church grounds, parks, hillsides, freeways and in train yards amidst incredible graffitti.
A view from the V & A.
This amazing cape was handmade in China with delicate silk worms. On display at the V & A.
Another view from the V & A.
Dario and Giulia.
A lovely stroll through the food court at Harrods.
Dario contemplates his investment.
"On the move" Giulia. I love the energy in this photo and the next.
Another shot of Giulia "playing tag" with Dario in front of the villa.
A visit and a line up.
Our little garden in London.
Nice light in the morning.
Prince Albert Memorial. Check out those clouds!
Wallpaper at Kensington Palace. Reflections of Diana... With the new 12 million GBP renovation, this was a great tour.
The Towers at San Gimignano.