The sun shines differently on Tuscany! It illuminates the meandering back roads over the cypress-lined hills leading to a sea of Chianti vineyards. So engulfing, time appears to stop or perhaps rolls backward.
The bicycle changed transport and further connected Italy’s villages and cultural centers of Florence and Rome . They helped locals build a nation in the Industrial era and Tuscans to reach their neighboring villages. Once only locally-known dishes, olive oils, and wines spread abroad.