The starting point.

The starting point is always home.
And home is Tuscany, my house, my dogs, my trees. 

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Jasmine
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Linden
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During Spring, the garden in front of the house has always a strong smell of jasmine – perfect for relaxing.
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The “easy to walk” streets of Cortona.
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You need to be fit to visit Cortona.
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San Francesco church is located in a very high neighborhood but it’s worth a visit.
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Ups and downs during a very sunny day.
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The view from the old dismissed hospital of Cortona; it is now used as center for temporary exhibition of contemporary Art and photographs.
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Graffiti decorating the staircase of the old dismissed hospital.
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Some hidden corner of Cortona.
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Corner.
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A view of Rugapiana.
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Section of the defensive walls around Porta Colonia: originally built by Etruscans, they were expanded by Romans and during the Middle Age.
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Private dismissed house used as site for the temporary exhibition of photographs during “Cortona on the move” event.


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Santa Maria Nuova is a beautiful church out of the walls of Cortona. A must see for lovers of landscapes and architecture.
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Rugapiana is the main street of Cortona.
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The view of the valley from the “Fortezza del Girifalco”, a medieval fortress that dominates Cortona.
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The gardens of the Fortezza del Girifalco.
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Graffiti in the “Ex-Mattatoio”, a dismissed slaughterhouse.
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View of Cortona from the valley.
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The view of Valdichiana.
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The valley and in the background Trasimeno Lake.
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Part of the walls of the Fortezza.
And of course, my dog Fedor.
And of course, my wise and full – of – love dog Fedor.
And my little princess, Gea.
And my little princess (a real troublemaker), Gea.


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