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Untourist of the Week: Thomas Evans

on Mon, 01/16/2012 - 10:39

We're not typical Untourists because our last tour was our seventh consecutive visit to South Tuscany. Being in a familiar place, we didn't feel compelled to visit every museum, inspect every basilica, and hike up the main street of every hill town listed in the guide books, but we did cover some ground because we enjoy motoring over the Tuscan hills and torturing the locals with our inclination to obey the speed limit.

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Digging Deeper for Day Trips in Tuscany

on Wed, 01/11/2012 - 11:36

The next time you're in Tuscany and you're looking for a unique day trip, head to Murlo. If you're like most people, you've probably never heard of Murlo.

Heard of Siena? Sure. Tuscany? You probably saw the movie. But, Murlo? Probably not. And that's through no fault of your own! Murlo is so off-the-grid and Untouristy that its website doesn't even have an English-language option. Now, that's local!

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