A street scene in Lucca Italy

Lucca, Italy – not to be missed

The rain came down in solid sheets of ice cold water.

The thunder and lightning cracked overhead and then the hail started to pelt sideways. None of this slowed the careening Italian traffic.

I cowered in a shop’s narrow doorway and realised I wasn’t walking into Lucca today!

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two large bronze sculptures of women in Lucca

Getting Arty on the Streets of Italy

There really are some clever people in the World.

Unfortunately I am not one of them, especially when it comes to anything remotely artistic or creative. I am strictly a stick figure artist and even then you have to use a fair bit of imagination to see what I am getting at, but I do love to see the magical creations of others.

On a recent stroll through many Italian towns and cities, I was spoilt for creative choice

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