Posts made in March, 2012

Pisa Tower Posing

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Monument posing is widespread all over. People grabbing the sun and the tip of the Eiffel tower are quite popular. One of the most popular, however, is Pisa tower, with classic pictures of people using perspective to make believe they are holding the leaning tower. So it happens that if you go to Miracle Square on any given day of the week, you will find storms of people in weird positions trying to get their smart memento on camera. The thing is, the sight of a bunch of people stretching their hands up in the air and their butt out as if they were pushing does not look smart at all, it’s actually plain funny to watch! But some other people wanted to outsmart the latter classic kind of Pisa Tower posers, and put their body to new uses in order to amuse...

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Exploring Northern Tuscany

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Tuscany is one of the most sought-after destinations in Europe—the Tuscan countryside beckons with its rolling hills, Italian cypress, olive groves, vineyards and fields of sunflowers and lavender. Photos of old stone buildings and red-tile roof villas invite us to visualize ourselves seated outdoors sipping wine and breathing in the sweet fragrance of wisteria that hangs overhead. It could be said that life in Tuscany is best enjoyed slowly. One region that lends itself well to the experience of country life is the Tuscan Province of Lucca. There you’ll find small towns, such as Montecarlo and Altopascio, laced with farmhouses and villas available for weekly and monthly rental. Establishing your base in the Province of Lucca also makes it easy to travel...

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