Gubbio our local town has been taken over by hundreds of new immigrants.  Annually at Christmas time there is always an influx of visitors to this most beautiful of Umbrian towns.  Of course there are far flung family members returning to their roots to celebrate with family at home, there are tourists who come to […]

Here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House autumn is upon us, a time for checking everything prior to winter.  So it was that together with Bobby and Jenny I trundled off downhill in the Apetto down the valley to the river Chiascio for an early morning dog walk. Passing I just had to snap a pic […]

Lago Trasimeno is the largest body of water in central Italy, it dominates the highway from Toscana to Perugia. The North shore is filled with towns such as Passignano and Tuoro that have a ‘seaside’ feel, there are shops filled with buckets and spades, inflatable armbands and floaty toys, restaurants abound, fish predominating the menu. […]