FC: ITALY | 2013 | ROME UMBRIA TUSCANY
1: We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls. ANAIS NIN
2: The Vatican Museum
3: The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. SAINT AUGUSTINE
5: St. Peter's Basilica
7: Getting to see Pope Francis was one of the highlights of our trip.
8: SAN LORENZO TRE Our wonderful B & B in Todi Onto Todi, where we fell in love with the beautiful San Lorenzo
9: HAPPY HOUR
11: Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. MIRIAM BEARD
12: We had the great opportunity to visit this winery just outside Todi.
13: CANTINA PEPPUCCI
14: We continued through UMBRIA, stopping in SPOLETO & MONTEFALCO on the way to PERUGIA. We spent the night in PERUGIA, and then stopped at PASSIGNANO, on LAKE TRASIMENO for a wonderful lunch before heading to TUORO to retrace the battles of Hannibal.
16: WE FELL IN LOVE WITH CORTONA | Tuscany
17: There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign. ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
20: ALLORO B&B Another great place to stay Large rooms with high ceilings. Best breakfast in Italy with homemade yogurt.
21: It was so special being able to meet up with Jacob while we were in Florence, and celebrate his birthday.
22: OUR DRIVING TOUR IN A VINTAGE FIAT 500, ENDING WITH WONDERFUL FOOD AND WINE
23: FLORENCE AT NIGHT
25: GREVE IN CHIANTI
28: We were very lucky to be given the chance to tour the ORNELLIA winery in BOLGHERI. | VINEYARDS as far as the eye CAN SEE!
29: Spent the last hours of the day at the BIBBONA coastline. | Enjoyed our happy hour with drinks and a sunset.
30: One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. HENRY MILLER
32: Making our way back to Rome MONTALCINO & MONTEPULCIANO
38: Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. MIRIAM BEARD