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Travel Blogs from Orvieto
"No man needs a vacation so much as the person who has just had one."
- Elbert Hubbard
Today is was 38C. That's 100F. And according to wunderground.com, it felt like 41C, or 106F. So you can imagine my appearance...and mood.
I arrived Orvieto via Verona around 7pm. This is my last stop and I really had done little to …
... couple from America. We were given a bit of a debriefing and some instructions in case of a difficult landing and then we stood back and watched as they began to inflate the balloon. They first filled it will cold air and then heated it up with a giant blow torch to make it rise. At this point we all climbed, ever so ladylike, into the basket. Far out !!!! I was, am still am, in shock that I did this and that the kids got it ...
... covered in overgrown vines, and there are seating alcoves everywhere, day beds in the extensive gardens, and a swimming pool that sits in the middle of the vineyard, again with beds and cotton draping, where I spend the afternoon after a quick cooling dip having a sleep. One of the evenings we have a delicious shared dinner with all the guests, set at a candlelit table outside...there is one very interesting couple, a jewellery maker from Brooklyn (New York), and his 8 month ...
... are full of young people loaded up with grocery bags heading to their new accommodation. Perugia is the centre for international students in Italy and there are all sorts of language courses as well so most students here are speaking English and very excited. Great to see and hear. Lots of American and British accents. We grab a couple of great pizzas and sit and with it all ...
Yes we did sing it in a weak moment but thankfully this blog has no sound attached!
The funicular was the mode of transport we used to climb up to the ancient city of Orvieto in the centre of Umbria, a city which has been home to various groups of people from (in recorded history) the Etruscans from at least 9th cent. BC. It was ideal perched on a high ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed