Montepulciano ! August 28th 2008 Val d'Orcia: The inspiration of Renaissance painters. Remote(ish), incredibly fertile, medieval, gothic & relatively undiscovered by the masses. Here Montepulciano is, in dozens of ways, equal to Sienna. It's volcanic horizon, famous worldwide for it's wines Nobile & Rosso, it's Etruscan heritage.... all pave the way to an amazing village. Both for the modern traveler & those who enjoy history.
... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Montepulciano Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
World travelers-all around do-gooders :D
I spend a phenomenal amount of time sending photos, mails, etc to friends & family so often because I love to share . I think it's time for a travel site.
This will not be a play by play droning commentary of my every move.... as thrilling a read as that would be ! LOL! No, this will be photo albums, some adventures & some thoughts.
As I use a Nikon reflex camera, a Nikon digital (numeric) camera & my GSM (cell) phone I will be unable to guarantee the quality of the images posted. I have a wonderful HP scanner/fax/copier.....that can even sing &... full info