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Alf

Top Veteran
Oct 11, 2010
103
Northeastern Tuscany
It's almost winter after all, so we leave the sunny 20°C of midday Tuscany and head to the warmest place in the Alps, where my brother found his place in the sun, many moons ago.

It's known for its sunny climate, a tiny but tasteful olive oil production, but its utmost claim to fame comes from the beautiful people, since the times of the A-H empire.

And it's true! Meet Giuditta and Daphne.

Giuditta e Daphne di alfrjw, su Flickr

Plenty of food, a walk in the rain, and colour. Plenty of.

in rain di alfrjw, su Flickr

This morning, a little sun. Let's head South to the tiniest shore available:

morning di alfrjw, su Flickr

There, a queen of the waters waits for duty.

Riva di alfrjw, su Flickr

Up there, the empire's plan B - just in case, as the border was a few km south. Eventually it didn't work.

EPL10169.jpg di alfrjw, su Flickr

And then, a few hours in the rain going home.

All E-PL1 with Lumix 20/1.7, snapseed edit (last one LR).
 

Armanius

Bring Jack back!
Jan 11, 2011
123
Houston, Texas
Jack
Beautiful photos Alf! Great colors. I like the photo with the boat the most. Incredible scenary. Looks like a beautiful place to live in.
 

BBW

Administrator Emeritus
Jul 7, 2010
123
betwixt and between
BB
I'm still looking for my place in the sun, Alf, so I admire your brother for finding his so many years ago. I always enjoy my travels with you. Giuditta and Daphne are pretty darn appealing - were they tied up because they'd been ridden into town? Beautiful light and colors in your third, especially, for my eyes and I particularly like the reflections in the windows. You know how to use your time wisely.:wink:
 

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