Forgotten places

Forgotten places An early morning bike ride through the Tuscan Landscape around Cafagio a small Italian village. The road up to Campiglia passes an abandoned mansion  house set back from the road, the steep steps leading  up to the entrance are overgrown with weeds and the windows are boarded over, giant trees tower over the… Read More

A Sunday in Siena

The sun beats down on our backs as we climb the hill to the walled entrance gates of the city of Sienna. Sticking to the shade at the side of the cobbled streets leading up to the middle of the city, the tall buildings and narrow streets offer protection from the full glare of the sun, we wander through the back streets on the way to the centre of the city. Read More

A Tuscan hillside village

A steep climb to the hilltop town of Campiglia Marittima.
The road turns through a steep S-shaped curve to gain height and I am soon passing the riding stables situated underneath the town of Campiglia. As the sun continues slowly rising, the colour of the trees emerge from the shadows on the hillside. Read More