Adventures in Italy: Day 8 Assisi, Chianciano April 10th 2017 Italy, Day 8, Tuesday, October 11 Assisi in Umbria.
Our destination today is Assisi in Umbria. Umbria is the only region in Italy with neither a coastline nor a border with other countries, but it has beautiful lakes, rivers, mountains and iconic green valleys. It also has numerous earthquakes. An earthquake was in Umbria in August of this year that caused more damage but the last ... read more
Europe » Italy » Umbria » Assisi Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
I was bitten by the travel bug as a young child in 1960 at the airport in NY. I saw so many foreigners in their wonderful native attire and found myself wondering what their lives were like. Since then I have traveled across the US and around the world. I am an avid photographer and love to write so Travel Blog, here I come!... full info