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Good Friday in a Small Tuscan Village

By: Pam Mercer Let me take you back to the morning of Good Friday in years past.  The Church in our small Tuscan village is filled with spring flowers, some from the fields, others from florists – and the feeling is of spring life and joy.   By sunset, the flowers are gone and in their […]

Forte di Fenestrelle – Italy Has a Great Wall Too!

A few years back, at an information center along the Via Francigena (the Italian version of the Camino de Santiago walking trail), I caught a glimpse of a beautiful poster on the wall (see image below).  Had the Great Wall of China found its way to a Via Francigena information point?  A closer look revealed the […]

Homeless Jesus – by Artie Martines

This post is guest-written by our traveler Artie Martines. During one of our on-line presentations, our guide Lior Aviv talked about a modern artist’s statue called "Homeless Jesus," which can be found in Florence. Travel Community member Artie took a deeper look into this and wrote a nice piece on our Facebook page which we […]

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