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The Cinque Terre Floods 2011

After the sad news that several of the World Heritage Site villages of the Cinque Terre were devastated by floods in October 2011

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New Trip in Piemonte

In 1388 the County of Savoy fought its way to the coast at Nice and so established a maritime port for the first time. The Duchy that was to follow added this magnificent part of Europe to the Holy Roman Empire. Later this came to form the nucleus of modern Italy, with Turin as its capital.

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Umbria -2

Umbria is the great region of central Italy, the green home of Saints and artists. Our walk lead us along paths familiar to Saint Francis, Saint Benedict and Saint Clare.

We visit Assisi, Perugia and Arezzo, with all their fine artistic treasures, and we walk the high plains of mountainous Norcia as well as the beautiful paths and vineyards of the wine country. The vistas are splendid, the cooking superb and the art and architecture a marvel.