Willard Metcalf, The AMICA Library, PelagoPhoto by: Willard Metcalf, The AMICA Library

Pelago More wine for all of us up here

A local loon, an odd correspondence and a few reflections on a magnificent but declining land ~ by Daniele Pasquini

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Ambrogio Lorenzetti Siena Buon Governo

Siena Scenes of a possible Utopia

The “Good Government” frescoes by Ambrogio Lorenzetti. A simbiotic link between city and countryside, an ethnic and aesthetic model of civilization

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Sansepolcro resurrezione

Sansepolcro Thank you Aldous Huxley!

In Sansepolcro, a masterpiece, created by a Tuscan genius and saved from the destruction of war, revived the Renaissance

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Marciana, Isola d'Elba

Marciana Everything is possible: word of an Emperor

A journey into the past among the cliffs and stones of Marciana ~ by Silvio Ciappi

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Mura di BuonconventoPhoto by: Mita Feri

Buonconvento A hospitable land with a taste of memory

“After passing Siena and having crossed the ponte d’Arbia, I find her, a land of light that remains close to me ...” (M. Luzi) ~ by Mita Feri

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Madonna with Child and Saints, “Baccio” Ciarpi, Fivizzano

Fivizzano The “talking” painting

Stories, street legends and wayfarers’ tales, illustrated in an artwork by Baccio Ciarpi

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