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COLLODI, TUSCANY – Pinocchio and Garzoni gardens

Giardino Garzoni. It may be a bit over the top, but at least the water's cool.

Carlo Collodi wasn’t really from the Italian village of Collodi; his mother was. Florentine-born Carlo Lorenzini adopted the pen name Collodi when he began writing Pinocchio and other children’s stories.

That doesn’t stop little Collodi cashing in on the Pinocchio connection for all it’s worth. Continue reading


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