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Neapolitan summer

Dear summer, I am simply in love with you. Everything is just perfect in you: the beautiful colors and the fresh produce and the thick thunderstorms rolling in at night. You are giving me time to rest and think. We have our time at the sea — a yearly thing — that already seems so long ago now. Such […]

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In love with Italian fjords: Malcesine

I was always dreaming to visit the northern part of Italy in the beginning of a summertime, to drive through the places covered with warm sunlight. Preparing the route, I made a decition to visit Garda Lake because this lake is one of the largest and most beautiful lakes in the north part of Italy. Being a longtime fan […]

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Dreams come true: Cinque Terre

During my summer in Tuscany, I decided to spend one weekend at Cinque Terre, planning to hike and visit all five of the towns along the beautiful coast that give the name to the area. Cinque Terre are in Liguria but just a few kilometers out of northwestern Tuscany and many people usually visit the coastal […]

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Tuscany: terra verde

You hardly can find a place more beautiful than Tuscany.  As the birthplace of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, Dante and Galileo, Tuscany is recognized as the best region for eco-tourism in Italy and is famous for its magnificent scenery. I invite you to join me for a beautiful walk to breath Tuscanian air and find tranquility […]

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Street sketches: Monte Argentario

If you are planning a tour in the Maremma area of Tuscany, there is a place that deserves a visit: I’m speaking about Monte Argentario. It is a peninsula and municipality of the province of Grosseto with an excellent south geographic position.  The two main villages of Monte Argentario are the largest town in the area, […]

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Abruzzo: unknown Italy

Thinking through the route for October trip to Italy, I wanted to see natural attractions, unusual places, which are so numerous in the country of the most melodious language in the world. I chose Abruzzo. After reading all the websites about Abruzzo, I realized that this region is at least not popular among Russian tourists, […]

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