Category Archives: Orvieto

Italy’s Rural Soul: Part II

Italy’s enchanting hilltop towns are as fundamental to the country’s identity as its grand, artistic cities.  They represent the essence of Italian history and the country’s artisanal traditions.  While the government has done little to help preserve them, local citizens … Continue reading

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L’anima rurale d’Italia: Parte I

Come abbiamo viaggiato in molte città collinari in Umbria l’anno scorso, siamo rimasti colpiti, naturalmente, dalla bellezza dell’architettura e il carattere di queste città di pietra.  Siamo rimasti colpiti dalle viste stupende nel cuore verde d’Italia.  Ma mentre giravamo, c’era … Continue reading

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Italy’s Rural Soul: Part I

As we traveled to many of Umbria’s hilltop towns last year, we were struck, of course, by the beauty of the architecture and character of these towns of stone.   We were also awestruck by the gorgeous vistas over the green … Continue reading

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