Autumn Colors of Cortona

17 Oct

As the days shorten and the sun’s heat weakens, autumn colors and vistas are wrapping their arms around the ancient city of Cortona.

Zucchini flowers are at their end,

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As are the tomatoes that have delighted all spring, summer and early fall.

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Local olives are nearly ready to be picked, and after a trip to the local mill, become 100% Italian olive oil. Worth repeating – 100%!

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In all directions, there is beauty in nature; vibrant colors are everywhere. Mid October showers us with 11 hours of daylight and a temperature usually in the 60s, just what one hopes for in the fall.

If you’ve been to Cortona, the views will beckon you to return. If not, join me for a stroll through the Parterre.

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If you can’t join us in Cortona, I hope you make time to take in the beauty of fall –  wherever your walks may take you.

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You might just be surprised at what you find.

Ciao,
Judy

3 Responses to “Autumn Colors of Cortona”

  1. Jean October 17, 2016 at 2:47 PM #

    Will be there Saturday. Don’t let the leaves fall[ til then 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • blogginginitaly October 17, 2016 at 2:49 PM #

      Got my glue gun ready. (Actually, I’d have to borrow yours!)

      Like

  2. Royce Larsen October 17, 2016 at 8:24 PM #

    The fall colors are nicely captured along with the tranquility of the season

    Thank you

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    Liked by 1 person

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