Tuscan Traveler's Tales

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Travelers' Tales Tuscany: True Stories – These essays by renowned travel writers explore the many lures of Tuscany -- its rolling hills, sunny climate, friendly people, and superb food and wine.

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Italy's Best Antique Auto Rally - Mille Miglia 2005 – The 23rd Mille Miglia, a historic replay of one the world’s most famous motor races, will take place May 19 to 21, 2005.

Cashmere in Chianti – A visit to a farm with cashmere goats and Bolognese puppies near Radda in Chianti.

Iris Blooms in Florence – May 2 to 20 is when the 48th International Iris Competition takes place and Florence becomes once again the world capital of the iris.

Cook with the Divas in Florence – The three "diva" cooking teachers in Florence: Judy Witts Francini, Sharon Oddson, and Benedetta Vitali.

Weekends in a Tuscan Butcher Shop – The famous butcher shop in the heart of the Chianti region - L'Antica Macelleria Cecchini, the butcher shop of Dario Cecchini in Panzano.

Those Other Museums in Florence – Four museums to visit when you want to escape the crowds, noise and heat of Florence.

Walking in the Footsteps of the Duke – The Vasari Corridor in Florence - walk in the footsteps of Renaissance nobility.

Calcio Storico: A Florentine Football Game – Football as it has been played for over five hundred years with Italian passion, blood, sweat, tradition and pageantry.

Antique Silk: The Luxury of Going Slowly – Florentine silk fabric workshop in the San Frediano district of Florence.

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