Tag Archives: Umbria

What we ate

We love the art, we love the little streets, we love the beautiful people, we love the language. But truth be told, the best thing about Italy just might be the food. I know you all want to see what … Continue reading

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Assisi

Just 15 minutes away from Spello by train is the town of Assisi, home of St. Francis (1181-1226). We took a day trip over there to check it out. The train station is a bit outside of the old town, so you … Continue reading

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Collepino

The ancient paths connecting towns and villages of this region are mostly still maintained. We decided to take a walk on one of them to the tiny hill town of Collepino. Off we go. The trail follows a mostly well-preserved Roman … Continue reading

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Hello, Spello

On Thursday night Andreas and I embarked on what promises to be another epic summer. This year’s itinerary begins with a week in Italy, after which Andreas and I will part ways for a few weeks. He’ll go to Ikaria, then to Chicago … Continue reading

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