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Tuscan Traveler's Tales

Ann J. Reavis is a free-lance travel writer who writes about Italy.


Italy's Best Antique Auto Rally - Mille Miglia 2005: The 23rd Mille Miglia, a historic replay of one the world's most famous motor races.

Cashmere in Chianti: A visit to a farm with cashmere goats and Bolognese puppies near Radda in Chianti.

Iris Blooms in Florence: The 48th International Iris Competition takes place in May 2005 and Florence becomes once again the world capital of the iris.

Cook with the Divas in Florence: The three "diva" cooking teachers in Florence: Judy Witts Francini, Sharon Oddson, and Benedetta Vitali.

Weekends in a Tuscan Butcher Shop: The famous butcher shop in the heart of the Chianti region - L'Antica Macelleria Cecchini, the butcher shop of Dario Cecchini in Panzano.

Those Other Museums in Florence: Four museums to visit when you want to escape the crowds, noise and heat of Florence.

Walking in the Footsteps of the Duke: The Vasari Corridor in Florence - walk in the footsteps of Renaissance nobility.

Calcio Storico: A Florentine Football Game: Football as it has been played for over five hundred years with Italian passion, blood, sweat, tradition and pageantry.

Antique Silk: The Luxury of Going Slowly: Florentine silk fabric workshop in the San Frediano district of Florence.

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