Home - 2022 - Italy - Day 11 - Tuscany

Photographer: Josh Eckels

First light from our garden

Moon still high in the sky

Warming up

Not quite over the hills

First sliver of the sun

Bee getting an early start to the day

Blazing away

Misty lowlands

Stretching up

An island in the mist

Catching the early sun

Ready to scatter

Red and orange

Morning dew

Fuzzy sage

Long sage leaf

Climbing higher

Pieve dei Santi Stefano e Degna

Pieve dei Santi Stefano e Degna

Old well

A bit more modern than other art in the area

Piazzale Montemaggio

The gate to San Gimignano

City wall

Heading up Via San Giovani

Our first of many towers

Torre dei Becci

One of the shorter towers

Saying hello

Overtaken by vines

Of the 72 towers, 14 remain

Similar designs, slightly different heights

Torre del Diavolo, with old neighbor rooflines visible

Another tower

Towers everywhere

At the top of Torre Grossa

Looking west to Parco della Rocca

Looking south

Looking east

Taking in the town

What a short tower

Enclosed bell

Looking east, with the Ex Convento San Domenico on the edge of town

At the top of the town

Peeking down into Piazza della Cisterna

Lots of frescos inside

More greyhounds!

Five in a cluster

Time to seek food


Inside Duomo di San Gimignano

Torre Grossa and its passthrough

Piazza del Duomo

Hopping outside the walls for a bit

Gelato time

Vote communist!

Sunset begins back in Castiglione d'Orcia

Happy hour

Oranges and purples

The whole sky's colorful

Fiery backdrop

One more shot

Dinner time - pasta

Steak and duck

And an espresso

Plus some tiny tarts we picked up earlier


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