Category Archives: Umbria

Moved by Travel

Pico Iyer had this to say about travel: You’re not traveling to move but to be moved. I’m sure this is not true for everyone, and it is but one reason to travel. But, it is an important reason. One … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

As we ring in the new year, as always, it is a time for reflection. This is particularly the case for Kristi and me this year as, 2017 will mark our 15th year of leading trips to Italy – and  … Continue reading

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Tribute to Castelluccio di Norcia | Beauty and Tragedy

About the stunning “Fioritura” and the recent earthquake in Umbria Earlier this year we visited Piano Grande, a large karstic basin, 4,000 ft above sea level in the Sibilini National Park in Umbria, a central province of Italy. This area was once a … Continue reading

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