A wander around Castelvecchio

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  This weekend I took some video of Castelvecchio and its surrounding woodland. Let me take you on a journey in video as I come across beautiful scenery, locals and what I believe to be a WW2 shelter beside a stunning … Read More

Village of Vellano

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This week I had a wander around the hill-top medieval village of Vellano in Pescia.  Here are some images I captured: This is part of a panoramic view from the cafe/restaurant Bistrot Vellano.  I highly recommend a visit for refreshments. … Read More

Rally drivers passing through a Tuscan village

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  Its tranquil up in the Tuscan hills, except for motorsport days.   During a morning walk with my daughter in Castelvecchio, we heard rally cars passing through the village thus capturing the moment.  The cars were between rally stages on … Read More

Wisteria in Collodi, Tuscany

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Colourful wisteria at Collodi.  This village was home to the family of Carlo Collodi (1826 – 1890), writer of ‘The Adventures of Pinocchio’.     If you enjoyed this post and would like to see more like it, you can … Read More

Spring has Sprung in Tuscany 2015

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  21 colourful images showing signs of Spring in the medieval villages of Tuscany.                                           Thank you for stopping by. … Read More

Collecting logs from fallen trees

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Ever since the storm of 5th March 2015, logs from fallen trees have been stacked at the roadside.                     The good news is – spring has sprung. (Flower – blue crocus).

Ferocious Wind Disturbs Restful Peace in Aramo

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 On the night of 5th March 2015, Italy was hit by a fierce storm causing widespread destruction.  Extremely high winds in Tuscany resulted in damage to property, power supplies, in some places changing the landscape. Trees that formed the familiar face of … Read More

Castelvecchio travels back in Christmas time

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Twas the night before Christmas, and all through Castelvecchio (Pescia) the residents transported themselves back in time to celebrate the birth of Jesus.                                   … Read More

Winter Wonderland in Images

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  After spending a few cold days in the hills of Pescia taking photos of the magical scenes, I’m now relaxing and warming my tootsies beside the wood burning stuffa.  Here are some of the scenes captured.  I hope you … Read More

Winter Wonderland in Video

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The winter can turn the villages’s captivating charm into something quite magical. Here are some video snippets I captured when out taking some photos. Watch in HD for better quality (bottom right button on video) Stiappa Post by TuscanyVillages. Post … Read More

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