Category Archives: Italy

Photos of San Galgano in Tuscany

One of the most intriguing places in Tuscany is for sure San Galgano. I have been there 4 years ago, sleeping in the car, so I could see the sunrise over the old abbey without a roof. I came back … Continue reading

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Living in a Cocoon – Walled Buonconvento

Buonconvento – from the Latin expression for ‘place of good luck’ – is located between Siena and Pienza. We ‘discovered’ the place when we were going from the Thermal Bath of Petriolo to Pienza. A little walled city, medieval and … Continue reading

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The first Bridge over the Grand Canal in Venice – Rialto Bridge

When I think about Venice, I think also about the Rialto bridge. It is so famous that I couldn’t wait to see it in person. Photos give you a kind of idea but when you are actually in loco the … Continue reading

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The Church of Gold in Venice

The Basilica of Saint Mark – or also known as the Basilica di San Marco – is maybe the most famous church in Venice. It is located in the east side of the Piazza San Marco and at it is … Continue reading

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A Visit in the Doge’s Palace

Venice has a long history of glory and pride. It has been its own country and never had a king, but it had for a long time a powerful leader: the doge. He lived and acted like a king in … Continue reading

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