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david carkeet <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:04:50 -0600
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Last fall I had the good fortune to stay at a B&B
right next to the Villa Viviani on the outskirts of FlorenceóB&B Desiderio.
I learned of it from Tsuyoshi Ishihara in the course of his enjoyable Elmira conference
paper on the two Clemens villas in Florence. In fact, a Japanese map of
Florence was still in the B&B room when I visited. 


B&B Desiderio has no website of its own, but two Italian
tourism sites link to it:

The friendly proprietor is Ms. Franca Drago, whose
English is excellent. (She and her husband are retired physicists who taught
for a time in the U.S.) Her email address is [log in to unmask] 


There are some idiosyncrasies to the B&B that you
might want to learn about. If your travel plans ever point you to Florence, drop
me a note and Iíll be happy to send you further information.


David Carkeet

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