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Ancient Olive Tree in Monteriggioni

Ancient Olive Tree in Monteriggioni

Monteriggioni

While we were wandering the town we came upon a tranquil garden in which grew this tree. It is an ancient specimen of an olive tree. We were fascinated by the manner in which its roots were raised out of the ground. Much of the tree was dead but there was life in a branch jutting out of the gnarled trunk.

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