Tag Archives: Umbria

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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It’s Another Party

“It’s another party” is the first thing that Bob says as we approach the main Piazza (Piazza IV Novembre) in Perugia. Now that the beautiful spring weather has arrived, the piazza has been the place to hang out. When we … 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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Cooking Schools

Making Pasta Bob’s enthusiasm for Italian cooking has helped us get into a few authentic Italian kitchens on this trip. In Reggio Emilia, where we stayed in the north, we were invited to cook lasagna and make pasta with our … Continue reading

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