One of a team of drummers keeping time for the flag throwers at the Arezzo Back in Time Festival.

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Arezzo Back in Time

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An early evening light adds to the magic of the market in Arezzo’s Piazza Grande during the Arezzo Back in Time Festival.

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Monterchi concert II

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Another shot from the evening of Neapolitan songs in the square at Monterchi, this one of another  young relative of Vittorio Perla accompanying him on her violin.

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Monterchi concert

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At the recent concert of Neapolitan songs we went to in Monterchi given by Vittorio Perla (see shot of a few days ago), this young lady, who I think was a granddaughter, entertained the crowd with her friend with a few dance moves.

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Neapolitan Evening

Vittorio Perla

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Vittorio Fossombroni

July trip 3-3

Must have been a special guy to get his own statue in the Piazza San Francesco, Arezzo. Fossombroni was a mathematician, statistician, engineer, economist, politician, diplomat and intellectual. 1754-1844.

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Arezzo view

July trip 3-2

A telephoto view from the Piazza San Francesco past the statue of Guido Monaco to the train station.

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Artist at work

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Amid the hordes of tourists flooding across the Ponte Vecchio, this artist quietly continued with his creations, unaffected by the noise and bustle.

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Chewing the fat


A group of Cortonese gathered in the Piazza delle Republica, Cortona for their morning chat, a scene repeated every day in countless towns and villages all over Italy.

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Kamala Wedding Shoots

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The beach wedding photo has become something of an industry on Kamala beach where every evening around sunset now many groups of what seem to be Chinese wedding couples and photographers gather to snap away. There’s a definite Monty Python feel to the whole thing as they all go through a fixed repertoire of poses.

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