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The Lake District, England where Beatrix Potter was an authority on the traditional Lakeland crafts, period furniture and stonework. She restored and preserved the farms that she bought or managed, making sure that each farm house had in it a piece of antique Lakeland furniture. Potter was interested in preserving not only the Herdwick sheep, but the way of life of fell farming.

Bravio delle Botti: the great barrel rce. / This event takes place at the last Sunday of august, in the wonderful hilltop town of Montepulciano in Tuscany.