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   To get a little taste of the glories of Tuscany, view the slide show below.  These photos were taken by John Hulsey during one of his Fall workshops in the area around San Quirico d'Orcia, indicated in the map above.  Great food and wine along with a friendly people are the hallmarks of this stunningly beautiful part of Italy.


              

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