Monthly Archives: October 2010

Bellissimo Chiante!

    Ah, beautiful Chianti! I had never been to the Chianti region so Umberto and Francesca decided to spend a Saturday showing me around a bit. There’s nothing better than spending a day with good friends, seeing the country, … Continue reading

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Pomodori and Finocchio. Yum!

    Here are two yummy recipes featuring tomatoes (pomodori) and fennel (finocchio). They are very simple to do and both make a perfect side dish for your meals. And a big thank-you to Francesca for these recipes! Baked Tomatoes … Continue reading

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Ciao Bella!

Most of us know about the Italian greeting “ciao”. But where did this common greeting originate? According to Roberto, the greeting began centuries ago as “Schiavo Vostro”, which translates as “I am your slave”. It was not meant in the … Continue reading

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Pisa and Arezzo

  Before I get started… I have updated my photo album with my photos of Roma, Perugia and Padova. You can see them at http://picasaweb.google.com/drnorberg931/Italy201002#. Enjoy! Pisa Pisa is bella (beautiful), but I just can not warm up to this city. … Continue reading

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And now for Your Viewing Pleasure…

…a few scenes from Villa Borghese in Roma.  I will get the full set of photos uploaded tomorrow.                        

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Fellini, Chagall and Chocolate

    Ok, I know this is out of order, but I think you will enjoy hearing about this trip now. Roberto had a meeting in Perugia today and invited me to ride with him as he would be traveling … Continue reading

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Oh Yeah!

I have updated the photo site on Picasa with new photos from the Chianti region and my first day in Roma. Check them out at: http://picasaweb.google.com/drnorberg931/Italy201002# A presto! Dana

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