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Atop a volcanic butte in the Paglia River Valley is Orvieto. Spectacular from any and every angle. Vertical cliffs shoot skyward, with the city walls appearing as an extension of these cliffs. The church spires and towers strain higher still.
Since Etruscan times the high plateau on the butte has attracted settlement. Relics of their …
... valleys ...rocky mountains similar to the Swartberg......Villages are high up ... Gypsy villages low down....Messy like squatter camps... The marble quarries are amazing...the countryside is flattening out, we pass groves of olive trees and vineyards as well as prickly pears galore on the roadside ... Tom is salivating! Finally we see the sea. Rod and John are at home again....another place to explore! ...
... a source of reserves, and
a pre-paving momentum. The main feelings are security and relaxation. My job is
to relax into this Surround, as it is only minimized by resistance and fear.
The momentum of flight is comprised of the energy which
comes from my engagement with the wind; New and established relationships,
community and intimate partnership. (I am also forming general interest in
travel companionship, of the ...
Well, we managed to get away at about 09:00 this morning and headed to St Peter's Square for the obligatory team photo in our Retinitus Pigmentosa charity cycling tops. Once we had done that we started the journey home.
The first bit was on a cycleway alongside the River Tiber which was nice. After that it was onto fairly busy roads which has been the theme for the day with a few notable exceptions. We managed to get separated for a few miles but bumped into each other again after ...
... a butcher shop with him. The city was incredibly beautiful; it sat on a cliffside, which meant a whole bunch of walking uphill, but the people and atmosphere was really friendly and homey. So many would come and ask me where I am from and how I am doing, and you could tell everyone was very close in the town. I want to go back there soon and just hang out.