A couple of years ago I wrote an extended essay on a visit I made to Italy to work in a studio in Carrara. It was intended principally as a creative reflection on the visit. But it may also be interesting to other sculptors as an overview on Carrara the place, life there and the sculptors you might meet.
The e-book is available on Amazon, with a few free pages to read when you log in.
I would also consider serializing it on Axisweb if anyone wished.