The Elegant Summer of My Pink World

My Pink World is certainly the ideal spot for those who love to dress well, starting with the costumes: “many have bright colourful sections –– Monica tells me –– and are distinctively elegant and vivid. The fashionable ones this year, for her, are in pink –– which gives us the name of the store –– white, blue and gold, or white and beige, found in the brand new Twinset and Verdissima designer collections (both very popular brands). While for him the top brand is Bikkembergs®: both long and short swimsuits, but also briefs, boxers, slip-ons, tank tops, underwear and t-shirts (to combine with the swimsuit), always crafted with class, simplicity and style”.

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From the multimedia museum to the mine train

The visit to the Abbadia San Salvatore Mining Museum Park is structured in three parts, each one fascinating. The first is represented by the multimedia museum The ‘Geography of Mercury’, where, like a script, everything revolves around this metal element and immerses the viewer in the narrative of mining life: the myth, the territory, the work, the men and the material constitute the chapters of the story; multimedia technologies take the visitor on a fascinating journey: “there are numerous mining parks ̶̶  explains Massimo Sabatini, president of the Terre di Toscana Consortium ̶̶  but very few focused on mercury and it is no coincidence that we are twinned with Idrija in Slovenia and Almadén in Spain which, together with Abbadia, formed the three main poles of mercury production in Europe. In the museum you will find films, videos and oral testimonies of those who spent their lives in mining.”

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