The recent opening of a trattoria in our neighbouring village of Colpalombo was all the excuse needed for all of us from Bellaugello Gay Guest House to jump into our cars and drive in convoy along the dirt roads, cross the river and head up into the picturesque village It was an immensely enjoyable evening, […]

One of the biggest joys of running a guest house is the great guys I meet from all walks of life and from so many different countries.  There is always the chance to learn of other cultures, attitudes toward gay culture and freedoms or in some case intolerances.  At dinner conversation flows freely, friend are […]

In the end the lemon dinner here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House in Italy, last Saturday evening also featured other fruit; a creative artist decided to extend the fruit theme with designer fruit place cards, using green apples bought that morning from the farmers’ market in Gubbio.  They looked so chic,  (if somewhat messy in […]

We are making great progress with our works here at Bellaugello and are well on target to have the next three suites and the dining room finished for the end of March 2010, well in time for Easter, which will complete all the works at the main house. The quotation for the infinity pool is […]

Out at dinner – what again I hear you say! Yes again. This time at Marco’s house at the head of the valley.  It actually rained for a while this afternoon and for a bit looked as if dinner would be cancelled, but fortunately not. We feasted on fresh picked corn on the cob roasted […]

Yesterday was yet another scortcher.  The guys arrived at six am to start work, finishing by lunchtime as it is just too hot for them to work outside in the afternoons. Folowing our big clean up of the back drive the fence was erected and draped with dark green nylon windbreak which makes a very […]