Sunday, January 9, 2011

The Village of San Gimignano

The medieval Tuscan village of San Gimignano, known for its many privately-owned fortress towers, is one of Italy's popular tourist destinations. Winter is a relatively quiet time, however, and we found this lovely town to be quite peaceful.

The countryside vistas from the town were equally enchanting:

This marvelous window, made almost entirely of bricks, is a reminder of the amazing talent that has existed:

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