Acqua Santa…Looking for Water

It’s nearing the end of a HOT and busy summer season and Francesca returns to Rome soon for work and university. So we’ve been taking a few day excursions to have a few mini holidays.

The other day we went into the Sibillini Mountain National Park and took a hike that promised a waterfall at [...]

Carnival and the Bove Finto of Offida

offida-carnival-costumes

Offida is a beautiful medieval town just 20 minutes from us, and is also the home of our friend Dwight who makes great wine.

On carnival Friday this year we went with Dwight and his dog (aptly named “Bacco” after Bacchus the roman wine god) to see the Lu Bov Fint (the fake bull) [...]