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10-Jun-2019

La Toscana (Tuscany)

With its lyrical landscapes, world-class art and a superb cucina contadina (farmer's kitchen), the Tuscan experience is perfectly in symbiosis with the land. No land is more caught up with the fruits of its fertile earth than Tuscany, a gourmet destination whose residents spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about, discussing and consuming food and wine. Local, seasonal and sustainable is the Holy Trinity and Tuscans share enormous pride in the quality of their produce. Tuscan travel is grassroots: to wineries to taste blockbuster wines like Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano; to a family-run pastificio tradizionale where artisan pasta is cut by hand; and road trips in quest of the best bistecca alla fiorentina (chargrilled T-bone steak). Tuscany has a timeless familiarity with its iconic Florentine cathedral dome, gently rolling hills dipped in soft morning mist and sculptural cypress alleys. But then, this regione in central Italy is postcard material. Golden wheat fields, silver olive groves and pea-green vineyards marching in sharp terraced rows on hillsides form a graceful prelude to soul-soaring medieval hilltop villages, mountain ranges and fecund forests in the north, and a garland of bijou islands beaded along the coastal south. Get out, explore, hike and ding your bicycle bell, as this rousing landscape demands.

Canon EOS 70D
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William Barletta18-Jan-2020 16:49
Jose, I was drawn to this photo again. It is a perfect view of the Tuscan countryside. Bravo!
Yohanan David11-Jan-2020 05:29
Great composition with many typical Toscan elements! V
Dan Greenberg15-Jul-2019 23:39
Wow! This image makes me want to go there. ~BV~
Julie Oldfield02-Jul-2019 23:59
A beautiful scene. V
Carl Carbone01-Jul-2019 01:44
Wonderful, layered landscape. I love the hay bales leading us in.
Gill Kopy01-Jul-2019 01:10
What a gorgeous shot of this beautifully cultivated land ! V
William Barletta30-Jun-2019 18:13
A glorious countryside. ~V~
Ika Zinka Eferl30-Jun-2019 15:42
Fantastic image of this amazing landscape! V
Nick Paoni30-Jun-2019 14:05
What gorgeous countryside.
janescottcumming30-Jun-2019 12:46
Picture perfect! V
Jim Coffman30-Jun-2019 12:38
What a beautiful land!! Nice work, Jose!
Marcia Colelli30-Jun-2019 11:50
Very lovely capture of this beautiful scene. Maybe someday I can visit this area. V
Pierre Martin30-Jun-2019 11:00
beautiful compo and landscape, great using those big rolls in it!
Yvonne30-Jun-2019 10:46
A very beautiful scene.. v
Graeme30-Jun-2019 09:39
This landscape is so beautiful, Jose.V
danad30-Jun-2019 09:27
Well composed image. V.
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal30-Jun-2019 06:52
Beautiful well composed image, love the view. V
Carter Creek30-Jun-2019 06:05
What a beautiful place to visit and photograph. V
Liz Bickel30-Jun-2019 05:42
Another beautifully composed scene. The layered land is just as I remember Tuscany.
Helen Betts30-Jun-2019 04:22
Another fine capture of this fertile looking countryside. V.
laine30-Jun-2019 03:43
Another delightful Tuscan scene and I like your composition, Jose. V
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