Another Day, Another Tuscan Hill Town

San Gimignano. This is where our adventure begins today. The walled cities and towns we’ve visited so far have been a mix of stucco and stone, a few bricks maybe, all in the warm sun-worn colors of Tuscany herself. And, of course, the bright but faded colors of the small towns in Cinque Terre. By … More Another Day, Another Tuscan Hill Town

Almost Heaven

Harpers Ferry is a beautiful, old town that seems made up. Like many historic colonial places, re-enactors live among actual current day folk. I had always remembered Harpers Ferry as just that, a town re-created or preserved to help educate people on its history. Maybe that’s true, but there are actual residences right down town which I … More Almost Heaven