Elisa Scarton Detti is an Australian journalist who came to Tuscany for a year, and, yes, fell in love and decided to stick around. Not one to keep amazing holiday destinations to herself, she now writes a blog and travel guide about the infinitely beautiful Maremma, Tuscany (www.maremma-tuscany.com).
There's a quiet magnificence to the Parco Tecnologico
Archeologico delle Colline Metalliferie Grossetane and it has nothing to do
with its mouthful of a name. The park has no boundaries, no borders, no gates.
It runs completely unchecked across the Metalliferous Hills, in the northern
area of southern Tuscany.
In the Tuscan Maremma, Pitigliano is synonymous with enchantment and
beauty, jealously and Judaism, tourism and tradition. It's a lot for one city,
but the locals are used to it. Their homes are architectural masterpieces,
twisting out from their tufa cliff foundation like branches from a particularly