The Holidays in Italy

San Miniato al Monte and the Festa del Tartufo Bianco Before turning to the Christmas festivities in Italy, I wanted to make mention of fall festivals in general and specifically the Festa del Tartufo Bianco (Festival of the White Truffle).  Beginning in late September you can find festivals for the wine harvest (see Il Carro Matto), […]

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Istituto Michelangelo, parte uno

https://www.michelangelo-edu.it/ This post morphed into a much longer article than I planned (even longer than my typical posts) so I’ve divided it into two articles.  ‘Parte uno” covers ‘Placement, classes and activities’ while ‘Parte due’ covers ‘Weekends, Accommodations, Facilities and location.’ I’m not sure how I found Michelangelo initially but I’m sure I started looking […]

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Il Carro Matto

I’ve been fortunate to see Il Carro Matto twice, in 2017 and 2019.  I initially found information about it at visitflorence.com before attending Istituto Michelangelo  in 2017, realizing it was scheduled for my second Saturday in Firenze.  When I signed up to attend Istituto Michelangelo in 2019, it occurred to me that I would again […]

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