Much like an aging footballer’s wife, Citerna is “having some work done.” But she’ll be hot come 2011.
Archive for the ‘Things to do and see in Umbria’ Category
An article all about chocolate in Umbria. The research was harrowing, of course. I do it so you don’t have to.
If I only had one summer left to live and had to choose a single last sagra to attend, (Yes, I realize it’s an unlikely scenario. Humor me.) I would choose Cannara’s over-the-top-out-of-control-mother-of-all-sagras Festa della Cipolla at the beginning of September. Hands down.
Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Grape Harvest and Wineries in Umbria/Olive Harvest and Oil Mills in Umbria on About.com’s GoItaly
Stop by Go Italy’s blog to see some of my suggestions for planning a visit to Umbria in the autumn when the grape and olive harvests are in full swing.
What an honor to be invited by Michelle Fabio of the wonderful Bleeding Espresso blog to participate in August’s Gita Italiana trip around Italy.
Postcards from Umbria: A quick take on Le Fonti and Il Tempietto del Clitunno
I’m so pleased to be a guest blogger this week at Casa Dolcetto’s wonderful Italian Reflections blog!
There are places on earth that somehow get to you, and sometimes it’s not easy to put your finger on exactly why. The tiny church of La Madonna del Bagno near Deruta is one of those places for me. I am charmed and moved every time I have the opportunity to visit, though at first glance you, too, may be scratching your head.
As the first step in my new quest to visit all 22 of The Most Beautiful Villages in Umbria, I take a gander at Bettona (fittingly, as Bettona has kind of a goose thing going.)
It may be the dog days of summer, but no reason you should be living a dog’s life in the heat. Here are some suggestions to keep your temperature down on even the hottest summer days.