The first region we visited was Tuscany. Tuscany is a region in central Italy with an area of about 23,000 square kilometres that stretches from the Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants (2013). The regional capital is Florence (Firenze). … Continue readingItaly

Olive harvest

In the month of November, it’s Olive-time in Tuscany. Most of the olive trees grown in Tuscany are Frantoio, Leccino, Pendolio, Maurino and Moraiolo. In my opinion, picking olives is quite hard physical labour. [cws_gpp_images_by_albumid id=6659795367719091201 theme=projig show_title=0 show_details=1  row_height =200 num_results=0]   A large net is … Continue readingOlive harvest