Category Archives: Umbria

Italian Wine

Joel Garbarino is this week’s guest blogger.  He is an engineer, a friend, and a fellow Italian student from Santa Barbara.  His Italian relatives are from Liguria and because they do not speak English, he learned to speak Italian.  And, … 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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I momenti salienti del nostro viaggio ad Orvieto

Innanzitutto, Guglielmo ed io ringraziamo i nostri amici Susan Forkush ed Adrian Misarti per una visita incantevole.  Susan, che abita anche a Santa Barbara, abita nel centro di Orvieto.  Adrian, che era un collega di Guglielmo all’università molti anni fa, … Continue reading

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Highlights of our trip to Orvieto

To begin, Bill and I would like to thank our friends, Susan Forkush and Adrian Misarti, for an unforgettable visit to Orvieto.  Susan, who also lives in Santa Barbara, lives in the historic center of Orvieto.  Adrian, who was a … Continue reading

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