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It has been many months since my last entry, but waxing poetic about Tuscany never gets old, so here's my next installment. To recap, we spent 2 days in Florence and then drove through the countryside for our stay at a farm near a charming hill town. We watched our hostess bake items for the Farmer's market, ventured into the nearest "big" town, and made a dinner for ourselves. 

Bright and early the next day, we traveled to San Gimignano. Viola warned us that it would be touristy, but so many ...
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Spending time on a farm in Tuscany has been my dream for a very long time and this past September, that dream was realized. I searched AirBNB for the perfect place and my dreams were beyond fullfilled. Nestled in the hills of Tuscany, south of Sienna and north of Grosetto, near the tiny hill town of Pari, is a very old farm owned by Viola. She is a breadbaker, baking with centuries old methods using a wood-burning bread oven. We had an apartment to ourselves with a beautiful, big kitchen, a l...
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