We passed another fine morning in the town of Orvieto which is just a few minutes down the road from our agritourismo. It’s a very pleasant town, perhaps my favorite of the hill towns we’ve visited. Each town has it’s own feel and character. I can’t really put my finger on it but there was something about the town which felt quite livable. It was busy, however it was very easy to find a quiet street to wander down. After visiting the cathedral which was interesting, Deanna and I wandered around town and headed down to the roman fort which was basically a park with lots of trees and a commanding view of the surrounding Umbrian countryside.
We grabbed a quick gelato, looked at some of the local potery and met the group for the return trip to the hotel. Lots of folks were looking forward to a dip in the pool and the Bocce tournament that Robin is organizing. We’re meeting at 6:15 for an Rome orientation which is the final destination on the Italy portion of our trip. Hard to believe that this portion of our trip coming to a close.
We ended the day with another marathon dinner. We started with mixed cold cuts like prosciutto followed by freshly made pasta with green beens and tomatoes. The main course was veal in a mushroom sauce with spinach. Dessert was a fruit topped pudding/custard. All were great and way too much food.