Tribute to Italy! Grazie Steve McCurry!

Italy as protected area day 36. Photography is one of my greatest passions and the National Geographic cover with the Afghan Girl made by Steve MacCurry is one of my favourite pictures ever. McCurry loves Italy, he has worked for many Italian magazines so he collected many pictures to tribute it, creating this video “Tribute […]

Come together

(italy as protected area day 25)
Italy as protected area day 25…Officially the lockdown will go on until 13th April, just after Easter. But this morning as the news were running , it was said it could go on until 1st May. Patience is a great gift and we must think that we have to respect these rules in order to […]

It should be Springtime…

(Italy as a protected area day 11)
Italy as protected area day 11….Yesterday I didn’t write anything: news, feelings were really massive. Number of positive cases augmented all over the country and even the number of death people, making Italy the country with the highest outbreak outside China. The pictures and the videos of the Italian army transpots 70 coffins because there […]

Give us our daily bread…

(Italy as a protected area day 9)
Italy as protected area day 9…when I write these posts it seems that I don’t want to write anything about the numbers of this spread No, it is the contrary: I would like you always to checks all the official information on the Italian Civil Protection site. Every evening at 6 pm there is a […]

Patience

(Italy as a protected area day 8)
Italy as a protected area day 8. This morning, talking to a friend of mine living in Belgium, he asked me the sensations I am feeling. Well, so many: – You know that in someway you must take care of your community not moving, standing still…when this period will be over then you can move, […]

When lifes gives you only lemons, you make a lemonade (or Limoncello)

(italy as a protected area day 6)
Italy as protected area day 6. This is the first Sunday of this period of quarantine. Normally you would have woken up later, have a look outside the window to decide if later you would have a walk at the sea shore, do some home cleaning, having a distracted look at the TV running the […]

The sound of silence…

(Italy as a protected area day 4)
In our cities we are totally overwhelmed by noises (cars, people, works…) so walking in the steets, during these “stay at home” days is really unreal. Few people walking only, we can go out only for food shopping, health reasons or going to the work. We keep on repeating “Io sto a casa” with limited […]

Street art in Florence ;-) Tommaso Brogini

Here we are! Back again 😉 The high season at end, cozy atmospheres and Christmas Eve on the way. It is time to recharge the batteries, to relax but also to study and update, also my blog! Going back on writing, choosing pictures and describing my territory. One of the things I love the most […]

Food & pics: what a passion!

(eating also with eyes)
It is a long time since I have written my last post but this period is our low season, so I take time to relax, dedicate myself to my dear ones and passions and also to read, study and doing some courses. Never taken for granted what I have studied for my guide course, I […]

Boxing Day!

(i wish you a merry christmas....)
Have you had a serene Christmas? Here in Tuscany is raining and a cloudy day, one of those days you relax! Babbo Natale or better Santa Claus just passed with his gifts, here in Italy everywhere we have just run a food marathon…and the New Year’s Eve is on the way! VH1 is running Christmas […]