Monthly Archives: August 2013

My 24 hours in beautiful Garmisch in the Alps of bavaria

On my trip for my brother’s wedding my first destination was Garmisch were my 101 year young aunt ( yes you read that right!) and my cousin live. I had only 24 hours to spend the most beautiful summer day with my dear family in a … Continue reading

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The cemetery of Mercatale in Tuscany

One afternoon my friend and I walked up to the cemetery of our village Mercatale.  A thunderstorm was on its’s way and we felt like this is the right time to pay a visit to such a place. Mercatale is a really … Continue reading

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A stroll through the city of Cortona in Tuscany and it’s weekly market

Cortona bedded in the Tuscany hills is such a lovely city.

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Isola Maggiore an island of the Trasimeno Lake

Lake Trasimeno it the largest lake of the Italian peninsula, part of the Umbria region in the province of Perugia. The 2nd biggest island Isola Maggiore, a small fishing village, includes ruins of a Franciscan monastery dated back from 14th … Continue reading

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The City of Pienza in Tuscany reflected in a bottle and a spoon

Pienza a lovely city on top of the hills in the province of Siena, bedded in between soft hills of Tuscany. Reflections of the Piazza  through a  bottle of wine displayed in front of a store….. Reflections of buildings in … Continue reading

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Assisi, the birthplace of Saint Francis

Assisi, is in the province of Perugia, in the region of Tuscany and Umbria. It is known as the birthplace of St. Francis, who founded The Franciscan Religious Order in 1208 and as well the Saint Clare, holy sister, the … Continue reading

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Relaxing times in Mercatale, Tuscany

Mercatale, a lovely little village is bedded in between hills right at the boarder of Umbria and Tuscany. When I say little that means…one gas station with a veggie garden….two banks….two butchers across each other (figure?)….one  of a tempting bakery…two alimentaries…one pharmacy (which … Continue reading

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