Posted by: debrakolkka | October 27, 2010

Autumn comes to Bagni di Lucca

autumn is here

The leaves have changed colour and some trees are already bare.  Autumn has arrived and today there is a chill wind blowing a few more leaves away.  I am going back to Australia today, to spring in Brisbane.  I hate leaving my little village, but I know I will be back soon.  My next visit begins in February for some winter then the glorious spring.  I am so lucky to be able to travel between 2 places I love.

the almost complete fountain at La Villa

 

Tina's trees change colour

the tiglio trees change

mist in the hills

autumn colours

logs for the winter

I have gathered  stories and photos while I have been here and there are many posts waiting to be uploaded.  There is lots more on lovely Siena, Lucca, Forte dei Marmi, Germany, Torino and the Salone del Gusto – enough to last until I come back in February.  Hopefully you will keep reading.  I really like to read your comments, so keep them coming.

 


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  1. Looking forward to seeing you Deb. My Magnolia Grandiflora has it’s first flower today, as big as a dinner plate. The jacaranda’s are sensational. Brisbane’s spring will not disappoint you. Travel safely my friend.

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    • Perhaps I will come over and eat dinner from it. I can’t wait to see the jacarandas and the poincianas – love Brisbane!!

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  2. See you soon Deb. The sun is shining today so hope it keeps up after all the overcast weather.
    Pam

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    • The weather is the weather, but I hope it is not too hot.

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  3. In the picture ‘autumn colors’, is that the renovated place across the river from Bianca?!
    I always wanted that place but it must have taken $ and alot of work.
    Joan

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    • Hi Joan,
      Yes that is the place opposite Bianca’s. The outside has been completed, but I don’t know about the interior. I’m sure something will come up for sale there. It looks so much better than before doesn’t it.

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  4. Have a safe journey home and thanks for all the wonderful photos and stories. Moira

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    • Thanks Debra/Moira!

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  5. Lovely photos of Bagni Di Lucca in autumn. I recently stayed in an appartment in lovely Villa Talenti at Bagni Caldi. The leaves of the tree, ( I
    think it was an elm ), in front of the bedroom window had turned gold and were beginning to fall. It is certainly a beautiful area. I have loved looking at your photos. You are lucky to have a residence there. Cheers Judy.

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    • Hi Judy,
      I’m glad you enjoyed your time in Bagni di Lucca.

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  6. See you back in Bris. Loved the autumn colours which we don’t have, sadly.
    You will love the jacarandas. In fact I’ll do a blog on them tonight!
    X

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  7. I love the mist in the hills! And look at all that open space.. I miss having a view of something other than my neighbor’s living room.

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  8. Hi Debra, the pictures are great!
    I hope to see you again in February…
    Baci
    Francesca

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  9. Ahh back to Australia. But you must miss it no?

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    • I do miss Bagni di Lucca and Italy when I am not there, but knowing I am going back soon makes it OK.

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  10. The pictures were beautiful Deb. Our “Fall” has been spectacular but now the leaves are starting to fall – a sad time of the year.
    Safe travels back to Aus Great meeting you in September

    Pam.

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  11. So glad you’ve got lots more posts in the pipeline to continue feeding my travel lust, but Oz in spring is a sight for sore eyes too. Welcome home 🙂

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  12. u can also put some posts and pics up from australia. xx

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    • I have done posts about Australia and will be doing some on lovely Brisbane in spring.
      Deb

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  13. Hope your trip home was a safe one. I look forward to meeting you in Italy in the spring! Keep your great posts coming!

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  14. Beautiful, beautiful photos. The array of colors is absolutely appealing to the eyes. I’m so glad I found your blog. Catching up on many of your previous posts since I first subscribed.

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    • I’m glad you found it too. I think yours is great as well. I loved the photo of the little girl.

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      • Grazie mille!

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