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A Few Reasons to Venture to Umbria

Tuscany gets all the press, but Umbria has its own special perks. Here are a few of my favorite reasons to venture into the “green heart of Italy”. Country roads with lush scenery and no tolls Driving in Italy may … Continue reading

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The Walk

The patron saint of Italy is St. Francis— known for his love of animals. He’s also admired for his alternative life style and devotion to simplicity and nature. His home town,the beautiful town of Assisi, is called The City of … Continue reading

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The Paths of St. Francis

On the trail to the hermitage Last week we decided to explore the St. Francis Trail that winds through the hills of Umbria. We drove to Assisi to visit the tourist office there to get more information or perhaps, a … Continue reading

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