View out of the kids bedroom window
Courtyard with BBQ in background
The little lizzard that lives on this rock outside our apartment
Mark enjoying a coffee in the early morning sun
Kids watching 'A series of unfortunate events' on the laptop
The little black dog fron next door who visits us via the...
Tyler teaching Jacob how to tie a bow before he jumps in...
Very nice, extra length swimming pool
The boys climbing out to get ready for another swimming race
Tyler watching as Jacob jumps in
The kids checking their emails and messages on mytripjournal.com
Homemade Margherita pizza Italian style
Sunset as we see it from out outdoor dining area
Erin, studious as always, doing her diary and her maths homework
The boys doing their work and diaries
See the rainbow up in the cloud, we read somewhere that this...
Jacob using his bed as a trampoline!
Jacob & Tyler going for the big jump as Erin takes the...
Erin with her hair tied up. Moggy would be pleased.
Three little rascals
The pasta lunch Erin & Mark prepared
Erin setting the table
Snoozem, Monkey and Bob get some fresh air while we eat lunch
Jacob is never far away from his Snoozem and Bobby
The view of Tuscany from Catona
Mark & kids with at Catona
Kri, Mark 7 Jacob at Catona
Ware monument at Catona. An angel lifting the wounded soldier.
Gelato shop in Catona - the kids loved the icecream cone stools.
The boys munch on their gelatos
The Piazza in Catona
View from the top on Catona over the olive groves to the...
Olive farming as seen from Catona
Water fountain in Catona
The Bistecca dwarfing the plate and ready for the BBQ!
Mark heading for the BBQ
The Bistecca and red peppers on the BBQ
Tyler keeping an eye on his steak
Jacob checks on his big fat pork sausages.He ate most of them...
Erin arrives with the wine
A delicious authentic Tuscan summer meal - the photo doesn't quite do...
Our farm house
We cooked Damper on the BBQ for lunch
The kids by the little Peugeot, all cleaned up and ready to...
Just like new again
At dinner with Chiara on our last night in Tuscany
Jacob in the swinging chair
Erin in the swinging chair
Tyler in the swinging chair
The kids in the little car they spent hours on
Jacob takes a tumble
Are you OK Jacob?
Registering for our wine & food tour/trek
Wine glasses in our pouches we are ready for the long walk...
Through the streets
Down past the old village well
On to the first trail
Time for some shade and a breather along the way
Antipasto first course
First course stop
Kris & the kid in one of the forest sections
Jacob on the trail
Pasta with duck meat at the second stop
The boys enjoy their pasta
Kris at the second stop
Arriving at the BBQ third stop
Chiara's boyfriend Mauricio and us at the third stop
Jacob got excited about the prospect of BBQ's meat
Jacob munches in to a spare rib!
Finishing the trail at the fourth stop
The view back to the village we started at
Band playing under the shade of a big tree at the castle
The castle at last!
Collecting very sweet desert wine (a bit like Muscat) and biscotti to...
The locals got into their dancing
Looking at the castle from the gardens
The castle gardens
The gardeners cottage and vege garden
Tyler cooling off on the swing
Procession back in to the village
The impressive petal decorations for the procession
Scarecrow in a local field
Boys playing on the wine barrel at our farmhouse
Kris's deep fried zuchini flowers
Mark's roasted zuchini & tomatoes with lots of garlic and olive oil
Margherita pizzas for lunch by the sea
View along the beach
View up to the castle we climbed up to
The kids spending some of their spending money given to them by...
View along the beach fom the port entrance
The red lighthouse...
....and the blue one
Mark & the kids hunting for crabs on the rocks
Boys on the rocks
Th boys climbing the hill to the castle
A moggy at the window
Kris & Jacob at the top of the hill
Stained glass window in the church
The church tower
Italian flags flying for the worldcup game
View down to the beach from the castle
Castiglione Della Pescaia
The kids venture into the sunflower field
Jacob in the sunflower field
Tyler in the sunflower field
Erin in the sunflower field
Kris in the sunflower field
Our wounded little soldier all bandaged up