The Hot New Dance Craze Sweeping Northwest Tuscany

Arriving in a mid-size city in northwest Tuscany, I’m dropped into a strange world where everybody seems to be doing the same bizarre dance.

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People from around the world walk into a big piazza, stop what they’re doing, and strike a crazy pose — arms akimbo, jazz hands.

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They hold the pose for a few seconds…

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…and then go back to normal.

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Everybody’s doing it. They can’t seem to help themselves.

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Pose.

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Pose.

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Pose.

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Is this some mass hysteria?

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Wait, pan out…

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Aha. I forgot to mention. The city I’m in is Pisa.

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I guess it just goes to show: You can’t say you’ve been to Pisa until you snap a picture “propping up” the Leaning Tower.

The thing is, there’s much more to Pisa than just its famous tipsy tower. In my next blog, I’ll offer a peek at the untouristy side of this very famous destination.

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