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FAENZA

It was a three hour bus trip to Faenza , leaving beautiful Tuscany.  We have three days here to do as we please.   This is the ceramic capital of …

LA MERIDAN INTERNATIONAL ART SCHOOL

We start our workshop today (17th) in this beautiful  art school in the Tuscan countryside, surrounded by vineyards,  olive trees and fruit trees.   It was an exciting and productive …

PISA

We drive into Pisa and with our not so trusty GPS (or Wanda as we have nicknamed her) and come to a walled part of the town.  We pass through …

MILANO

The drive from Lyon to Milano was long but spectacular.  We journeyed through spectacular countryside, with castles perched upon rocky outcrops then up and along the Alps.  There were tunnels …

Lyon

Before heading off to Lyon we detoured to a village called Tours, this was recommended by the Countess for a spot of shopping. The village was pretty with a main …

Loire Valley Sept 11

Today is the day we pick up the hire car and leave Paris.  What luck Elizabeth has experience driving on the other side of the road.  I elected myself to …

Paris Day 2

Woke up this morning feeling great and ready to go.  Found a great cafe just down the road and had the best omelette  ever.(maybe it had something to do with …

Paris

We arrived in Paris at around 2pm local time a little  tired after 24 hrs travel, but ready to get going.  After many attempts by rogue taxi drivers willing to …

Art Adventure in Europe

On the 7th September I leave Brisbane to start on an art and cultural journey through France and culminating in ‘Fun in the Italian Mudd’ at La Meridiana International School of Ceramics …