The German contingent (Maxi, Louisa, Christian, and Klaus), who handled the geophysics and site mapping, caught trains, no planes, and one VW van back to Tübingen.
Sophie (Penn) and Luca (Bryn Mawr) both headed back a few days early to the US to participate in weddings.
Ann (FSU) headed for Siena today to continue excavating at another site.
Emily and Rachel (Bryn Mawr) both have plans for another week of travel in Italy.
Which leaves the Torre (hitherto unmentioned) feeling a bit empty. The Torre is a Spanish fort situated at the mouth of the Albegna inlet - the Bocca dell'Albegna.
|Looking South across the Lagoon of Orbetello to Cosa (just left of center). Monte Argentario is on the right.|
The Torre, where the Cosa Excavations dig is housed, is situated prominently alongside the Bocca dell'Albegna, with commanding views out over the beaches as well as inland.
Formerly a museum of underwater archaeology, it is now maintained as apartments by the Archaeological Superintendency of Tuscany.
Ciao for now from Albinia!