Daily Italian Doses | Battle of the Oranges

Some places in Italy, the streets run….orange.  With the remains 400,000 kg of smashed oranges. 

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Legend tell of a commoner named Violetta who decapitated the local tyrants head when he attempted to rape her on the eve of her wedding.  Read the entire article by Tour Italy Now HERE.

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I am passionate about helping people create vacations that are perfect for them through personalized travel planning, itinerary review and small experience focused tours. My services put an emphasis on the experience of Italy, getting my clients away from the tourist crowds and into the heart and soul of the people. I believe in working with family run businesses at great locations with attention to the details. If you can dream it I can make it happen.

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  1. Helene Zenia - 2013-07-17 at 9:55 am Reply

    This is the Italian version of the running of the bulls?


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