This trip unexpectedly turned into a fantastic food adventure. The best I can remember (outside Japan, that is). Ohhh… these black smoked gnocchi with truffel and asparagus were to die for and the gnocco fritto a surprising start into a great meal. Continue reading “Eataly 🇮🇹”
On a scorching hot afternoon the one and only main street of the beautiful hill-top town was deserted. Except that one boy and some crazy hikers who were walking up to the hill in the heat… Continue reading “Castello di Frontone”
A beautiful town of Spoleto, with the hilltop fortress, an impressive medieval bridge “Ponte delle Torri” built on a Roman aqueduct, and tasty focaccia… Continue reading “Spoleto”
After going up the winding mountain road up to 1500m, this vast plain, Piano Grande (Great Plain), suddenly opened up in front of us. Breath-taking! Continue reading “Castelluccio & Piano Grande”
Assisi is an amazing medieval town in terms of its sheer size and grandness. The town sits on the hill-top and one can see its fortress and its massive Basilica of St. Francis from very far.
Going up to the fortress of Rocca Maggiore which is located at the top of the town, spoiled us with fantastic views. Continue reading “Assisi”
We spent two nights at Caroline and Marius’s place in Umbria. The “place” is a piece of a marvelously renovated, beautifully lost and fantastically located, a remote hamlet called “Borgo di Santa Giuliana” solely reachable through 30 minutes gravel-road drive from Umbertide. Continue reading “Castello di Santa Giuliana”