Fun in Firenze (Florence), Italy

Two action-packed nights in Florence was enough to check some major sights off our list before taking Dan and Nicole to the airport early Sunday morning.                                                       Advertisements

The Leaning Tower of Pisa

We picked up Dan and Nicole from the Pisa airport and headed across town to visit this iconic landmark.                   

The Etruscan Necropolis of Puntone

The mysterious ancient Etruscan people created the tombs of the necropolis of Puntone  about 2700 years ago. It’s definitely off the beaten tourist track, but just a short drive from Saturnia and quite a fascinating place to visit. As we were the only people there and it’s well into the woods off the road, we…

Soaking up Saturnia in the Grosseto province of Tuscany, Italy

Ancient Roman legend has it that the god Saturn created these majestic hot springs by zapping the earth with a thunderbolt in order to settle down the constantly warring humans. People have enjoyed soaking in the turquoise, sulpherous, consistently 37.5 degree C waters ever since. The picturesque Cascate del Mulino is the perfect place for…