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getting to know piero

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We nurtured our eyes and soul with the beauty of the painting La Madonna del parto, (Madonna in labour) by Piero della Francesca. The masterpiece is exposed in the small town of Monterchi, origin of Piero's mother. It was very interesting getting to know the story of this famous painter and I'm fascinated by all the amazing treasures and beauty that you'll find even in the smallest towns of the Italian countryside. The quest continues. ...

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some like it hot

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After some hightech business, not even the burning African wind in the hottest city of Europe, could stop us from walking the streets of Florence. Actually, the Swede did pretty good, must be all the saunas in my youth! Oh guys, it's so romantic, and a complete feast for a people watching addict, the whole world is present in types of cultures, styles and forms. A cocktail on the rooftop terrace of the Continentale hotel with a breathtaking view is a must. Ordered by Dr Filgood. For the sightseeing you already know. Special thanks to Silva, Vittoria and Bianca that cuddled our Star for us while we were gone. ...

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