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Read This: Altared: A Tale of Renovating a Medieval Church in Tuscany

As anyone who has ever traveled to Italy knows, movies like Under The Tuscan Sun, Letters To Juliette, and othersĀ are simply fuel for the fire of passion that is kindled once the visitor has had a taste of La Dolce Vita. After several years, and many trips to visit friends in Tuscany, Kyle Ball decided she wanted to buy a house in the BelĀ paese, or the beautiful country. Inexplicably, she was moved to buy an abandoned church in a tiny village near Greve in Chianti. Further, she spent untold amounts of money renovating it.