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From Holland to Our Assisi Apartment

Date: September 29, 2019 - categories: , , , , , - 1 Comment

Eric, Marion, Prisca and Robin, mille grazie for coming all the way from the Netherlands to stay in our Assisi countryside apartment.

Such a pleasure to host you – our first Dutch guests! – and we’re delighted that all of you enjoyed being here with us.

We appreciate your arrivederci note to us:

Thank you for the wonderful time here in Umbria! We really enjoyed our stay here at your lovely little Paradise.

Anne, your tour through Assisi was an amazing experience and really inspiring.

This was our first time in Umbria but it won’t our last!

…..and Robin, we’ll always treasure your artwork underscoring your family’s note, that sketch of the Basilica di San Francesco:

Remember our Assisi tour which started there….?…

…..and ended up with a lunch offered by Luca in that stone-vaulted 18th-century palazzo? .

And that tasty lunch was served on Deruta maiolica plates painted by Luca’s artisan team who create the wonders on display in his nearby shop.

On another day, we also shared together that buonissimo lunch in Spello. Black truffles starred this time – and Prisca, I’ll always remember you angling your camera for the best “truffles shot.”

You took a pause though to savor that “black gold of Umbria”:

Eric, Robin and Marion, which were your favorite dishes?

Our goats miss your “visits”…

…..and Prisca, our dogs miss your attention

Mille grazie to each for sharing Umbria enticements with us – and special thanks to Prisca for your photos.

Thanks, too, for letting me share a few right here:

Read about other apartment guests (who stayed a month with us)

1 Comment

  • Glee Murray says:

    Buon Giorno, is the beautiful white dog in your photos a Maremma? Friends in Montana have one of that breed, also white and beautiful. Her name is Luna and never ventures indoors, preferring to guard the yard!
    Buona Giornata!

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