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Let the Tuscan Eating Begin in Siena

February 5th 2010
We left Rome to head to Tuscany, to continue my love affair with Tuscan cuisine - truffles and wild boar. I can’t help it. We boarded the train in Rome and after several connections on many regional trains, we arrived at the Siena train station. When we emerged I immediately felt it was a bit colder than I expected. As we made our way farther north from Rome it became colder and colder. Why ... read more
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Italian Flag 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
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