Storytelling and Nature

Storytelling and Nature

  We are all storytellers. Our imagination, memory and senses constantly working together to weave the narrative of our lives – the story of who we are, what we do, what we value and what we strive for – all this the story of our creative dance with experience. This...
Vijnana Yoga Retreat

Vijnana Yoga Retreat

May 11-21 2018 Vijnana Yoga Retreat  –  Teacher: Fo Dedame  – An invitation to dive into the mystery of Yoga in the landscape of Tuscany – May 11 – 16: The Essence of Movement (foundation) May 16 – 21: The Art of Practice (advanced)   Vijnana Born...
THE FIRST SNOW ON MONTE AMIATA

THE FIRST SNOW ON MONTE AMIATA

The temperature is slowly going down as December arrives and the top of Monte Amiata is covered with snow. Not much yet, but there is hope for more in the coming months.   The snow on the mountain is of great importance for the many springs in the valley; unlike the...
The pool has a new face

The pool has a new face

This year we made some changes to the pool. The seal which makes it waterproof is renewed.   The color now is soft green, which gives the water a beautiful sea green color. The system of the pool is still the same; fresh water from the source is coming in on one side...
THE BEST OLIVE OIL IN MANY YEARS

THE BEST OLIVE OIL IN MANY YEARS

Due to the extremely warm and dry summer, it seems that the olive oil this year will be excellent; full of taste and with very low fat. Besides this there were no olive flies this year, so also the acidity will be lower than normal. The harvest will start in October,...
Seccatoio

Seccatoio

Seccatoio is an independent house with a surface of 60 m2 in the middle of a wonderful landscape. The house can host 2-4 persons. It has a bedroom on the first floor and a bathroom, kitchen and living on the ground floor. Outside, at the back of the house a shaded...
Casa Ciliegi

Casa Ciliegi

Casa Ciliegi is an independent house in stone with a surface of 90 m2. The house can host 4 – 7 persons and has a double bedroom on the first floor and a bathroom, kitchen/living and another double bedroom on the ground floor. In the living is a sleeping sofa...
Casa della Nonna

Casa della Nonna

Casa della Nonna is an apartment with a surface of 50 m2 and can host 2-4 persons. It has a kitchen, a bathroom on the ground floor, 2  double bedrooms on the first floor, from which one has a sleeping sofa. Outside a big shaded terrace situated in a wonderful garden...
Casa Grande

Casa Grande

This apartment is attached to the side of the main house of Podere di Maggio. It has one double bedroom, a bathroom, an ample kitchen and a living room with a pull-out sofa and a fireplace. Outside, at the back, there is a terrace that overlooks the spectacular valley...
Casa Olivi

Casa Olivi

Casa Olivi is an independent house with a surface of 40 m2, beautifully situated in an ancient olive grove. It can host 2 persons and has a bedroom and a bathroom on the first floor and a kitchen on the ground floor. Outside a small loggia with a terrace in the shade....