Water burbling from a centuries-old fountain on a secluded little square somewhere at the edge of historic Florence in the late afternoon, your hand resting on the warm old stones of the castle ruins just after the sun has gone down, the unfamiliar sounds of over-enthusiastic vegetable sellers gesticulating wildly as they peddle their produce at a local market somewhere far from the madding crowd… Doesn’t this make you just want to pack your bags straight away?
As a seasoned translator of tourism texts, I make sure that the sunlight instantly splashes off the page, that you almost smell the zarzuela, or that you snap up the last tickets for that special exhibition before anyone else. After more than fifteen years in the business, I’ve got writing good copy down to a fine art, and I’m keen to turn your text into a masterpiece too. What do you say? Let’s do it?
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