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Umbria Rural Life: More Than Expected

Date: June 14, 2018 - categories: , , - Leave your thoughts

Bud and Irma,

“Mille grazie for your warm  note to me after our rural life tour:
“…… thank you for the wonderful rural life in Umbria experience, everything we expected and much, much more.
It will be among our thoughts and conversations for years to come.
Meeting Peppe and Peppa and seeing their farms as well as the product of their work and lives was heartwarming, to say to least:  such wonderful, wholesome people; and we were honored to have met them.

And, Annie, we want you to know that dinner at your home was absolutely marvelous.  It fact, it was the best “food” experience we had in Italy, Southern France, or Spain!
Bud and Irma G., State College, PA

Delighted you all joined in this memorable experience of Umbrian rural life:  the best way to truly know Italy!

Peppe proudly offers his own wine to Bud and Irma, Scott and Diana

Peppe proudly shows us his homemade salami

Peppa welcomes all to her wine cellar

Peppa with Irma and Diana near her outdoor wood-burning stone bread oven

An Umbrian rural dinner in our farmhouse

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