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... million Baci (yes, not a typo ....million) are produced here every day.
Perugia is the capital city of Umbria, a medieval city that remains almost entirely intact. It has a very large university so is buzzing with youngsters, is home to two huge festivals : Umbria Jazz and EuroChocolate ( more chocolate !! ). The theme for Eurochocolate was "The Moustache" and there was many a moustache shaped chocolate still ...
So, we drove north and are now in Tuscany. We stopped at Orvieto, which is an Italian Hill Town. There are many hill towns in Tuscany and Umbria, particularly the former. They were built during the middle ages as defensive structures due to the constant small time warfare and raiding. So, this massive Roman Empire is reduced to sibling squabbling. But there are attractive sights left for us.
In Orvieto, the church is rated by some as the most beautiful ...
... sampling many olive 2015 Nuovo Di Olio from proud producers.
Lots of locale vino, bruschetta, Pomodoros, and other gorgeous produce was also seasonal and ripe.
We would have bought 1litre of each producers oil, if we could, they were just so good...... But we had to pick just one, as I was advised by the luggage "police" (aka Noel). So our favourite vineyard , Madrevita got the vote ...... Funny that, they too have a Labrador , a gorgeous ...
... but I must admit I was keeping an ear cocked for the sound of crumbling dirt !!!!
We wandered through the via , peering over the rims of stone fences and into windows to find nothing.. ...... sheer drops and clear sky .........where the gardens and buildings had just fallen off as the edge crumbles.
CBR is also famous as the birthplace of Saint Bonaventure ( known as "second in charge" after St Francis in founding ...
... 8230; I know, wrong country… but Mr. Darcy is never far away in my world!
Tomorrow we stay in Montepulciano and will be doing a wine tour and having lunch at Avignonesi Winery on the Le Capezzine Estate and explore this part of Tuscany before we have to move on.
We arrived! It was a little bit rainy here when we arrived and the information has been true to form other then we are staying in what appears to be ...