Month: June 2018

Exploring Anghiari and the Valtiberina

Anghiari is such a wonderful place to us and we are so excited about sharing it with Hunter.  After our first day here, Hunter said that he understood why we loved it so much.  It’s really not something you can tell someone about – well, you can try, but...

Our Apartment

Our apartment is perfect.  It’s part of an old palazzo which has been in the Busatti family for about 200 years.  The building is over 300 years old.  The Busatti shop is on the ground level and the apartment is just above it.  You climb an ancient staircase and...

A Bright New Day

Our first morning in Italy was bright and clear.  We all slept late and felt rejuvenated after our long trip.  It was such a beautiful day that we decided to go up to Chiusi della Verna to visit the monastery founded by St. Francis in the 1200’s. The drive...

The Start of a Journey

We’ve returned to Italy, but this time we are accompanied by our 18-year-old grandson, Hunter.  He just graduated from high school and will be starting Kennesaw State in the fall.  We’ve been coming to Italy since before he was born and all his life he’s heard us talk about...