2014 Spoleto Picture a Day 26

Ciao! Winding things down here – a day spent at Assisi 45 minutes up the valley, and a long walk along the streets in temps near 100. Even thought the stone staircase between the two was daunting (photo 1), the upper and lower basilicas were quite moving, with their...

2014 Spoleto Picture a Day 25

Salve —   Our last day of classes today — and here they are walking down the hill headed for town this final time (photo 1). But today, instead of walking up the corso to the classroom, we took the (secret) escalators to the top (photo 2; you can see the sequence of...

2014 Spoleto Picture a Day 25

Buenasera — Winding down our time now — we’re almost headed home. But we decided to make one more road trip to Norcia and Castellucio for a few students who weren’t able to make the trip. What makes Norcia famous is that it’s the cured meat capital of Italy — photo 1...

2014 Spoleto Picture a Day 24

I Miei Amici — Just wanted to put up a couple more pictures, ones that make me realize we may have vastly underestimated the genuine talent and good will our entertainment industry affords the world. As regards the talent of our broadcast thespians, I can find no...

2014 Spoleto Picture a Day 23

Salve —   Questo e quello — this and that —   Photo 1 is of the shore at Senagalia, on the Adriatic coast of Italy. We took a road trip into the next province north and east of Umbria, Le Marche, and ended up dipping our toes into the Adriatic itself. This...
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