FAULT Magazine Travel Photo Series: ‘Love Letter to Italy’

Situated in the idyllic, central belt of Italy lie the regions of Tuscany and Liguria. One reason to visit would simply be the cuisine on it’s own. Both regions boasting delicious gastronomy with great olive oil, wines, truffle and pastas respectively but then there’s the scenery.

At the uppermost tip of Tuscany you find the Province of Pisa and its world heritage site – famed for it’s leaning tower and the white structures of the Duomo and Baptistry. Pisa is well worth the trip to see these architectural wonders and spend an hour in the evening sun next to the green lawns, amused by the many tourists attempting to line up with the tower. As you travel inland you enter the Province of Lucca, and a stones through from Pisa is the walled city of Lucca its self. With its Roman heart is cultured, peaceful and evocative. The place is brimming with piazzas, churches and cobbled lanes.

Further north and not to be missed are Valle del Serchio or Garfagnana with their characteristic villages – among them Borgo a Mozzano, famous for its spectacular Devil’s Bridge. As well as both Coreglia Antelminelli and Barga – enchanting Medieval villages with prized architecture and breath taking views. Lakes and spectacular mountain passes are found in abundance.

Bordering Tuscany in the region of Liguria is the Province of La Spezia. Changing landscapes succeed each other and create glorious sceneries. The Cinque Terre, composed of five villages that are made up from pastel-hued buildings, provides a breath taking backdrop to the crystalline Ligurian Sea. These picturesque villages are backed by stretches of hills that are covered by olive trees and woods that dominate the landscape. But an afternoon spent in Manarola, where you can watch cliff divers and sun bathers in their droves whilst drinking crisp white wine and eating anti pasti really is the epitome of this trip. La Dolce Vita.

 

Barga

 

Pisa

 

Borgo A Mozzano

 

Borgo A Mozzano ‘Devils Bridge’

 

Barga

 

Shades of yellow around Tuscany

 

Pontecosi

 

Fiats in Barga

 

Pisa

 

Left – View of the Apuane Alps. Right – Borgo A Mozzano

 

Sunset from Coreglia Antelminelli

 

Coreglia Antelminelli

 

Coreglia Antelminelli

 

Left – Coreglia Antelminelli. Right – Lucca

 

Left – Fiat 500 in Barga Right – Manarola

 

Monterosso Al Mare

 

Monterosso Al Mare

 

Diving in Manarola

 

Manarola

 

Manarola

 

Photography and words by Thomas Wood

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Proof – Lauren Hockney

 

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Photographer:  Catherine Harbour @LHA Represents
Stylist Rachel Gold @ Mandy Coakley
Hair Enzo Volpe @ Mandy Coakley using fudge hair care
Make up Katie Pettigrew @LHA Represents using Mac cosmetics
Black bob hair – Margaux @models 1
Long hair – Danii Newman@ storm models
Photographers assistant Olivia Ezechukwu