Have You Visited Orvieto in Italy?

You may well want to visit Orvieto after seeing this interactive 3D aerial panorama by AirPano which, personally, I think is fabulous. As a result of seeing it, I think I'll pay a visit to Orvieto in 2015. As you will see, aside from Orvieto itself and its stunning cathedral, the surrounding … [Read more...]

Crossbows and Arrows in Tuscany?

The Sansepolcro Archers
Photo DDHall

We have just returned from a wonderful few days in Sansepolcro in the Tuscan province of Arezzo, having been completely overwhelmed by the annual Palio crossbow shooting contest between the crossbow archers of Sansepolcro and its arch rival Gubbio in Umbria. This bi-annual event dates back to the … [Read more...]