A day on the snow in Pratomagno

Clear sky, bright sun and cold wind: a beautiful winter day appeared before me when I opened my window last Sunday.  In the distance I saw the peak of Pratomagno: it was snowy, well-lighted by the sun rays, white against the intense blue sky.  Despite of the biting cold and…


The Monastery of Camaldoli: soul-soothing walks in the Foreste Casentinesi National Park


Tuscany commonly means smooth hills, medieval hamlets and towns, Renaissance, artistic masterpieces, cellars of superb wine, fields of sunflowers and vineyards.  Of course, but there is also another Tuscany, where trees are tall, waters limpid and fresh, thick woods are the natural habitat for wolves, foxes, deer, eagles and hawks,…