MAEC Museum in Cortona, Tuscany

MAEC Museum in Cortona, Tuscany

A visit to the MAEC museum in Cortona.

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Cortona in winter

Cortona in winter

At a stone’s throw from Lake Trasimeno in Umbria is the Tuscan town of Cortona. For many people abroad this town has become known by the book of Francis Mayes, Under the Tuscan Sun. Living in the area I wasn’t too impressed by it, but it attracted a lot of visitors to Cortona. At the time of the film shooting I worked nearby Cortona. The […]

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Farm in Cortona

Farm in Cortona

Friends of mine have a farm in the countryside near Cortona in Tuscany, close to Umbria. I’ve seen agriturismo’s in Italy, but never a farm where people keep Chianina cows, rabbits and chickens! This farm does not have apartments for rent, they live from the produce of their land. The rabbits and chickens live free in the countryside. The Chianina cows stay inside with enough space to move around, […]

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