Monthly Archives: August 2014

Ancona, Italy

Will fill in the details later, just trying to upload the photos before Internet fails! Will fill in details, please check back, but just getting some photos uploaded. Ancona marina is a large complex in a very ugly, industrial port. … Continue reading

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La Dolce Vita

There is a little known Italian Maritime law requiring all operators if vessels to be clad in only a Speedo. After miraculously clearing the regatta fleet leaving the marina, Amante is on her way towards Venice! 3 sails full, flat … Continue reading

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Wine tour of Marche region

With Marco of Marcosway tours. Great tour! Marco is an excellent guide, his English is very good and he is a winemaker and an olive oil producer, so he was able to answer detailed questions, such as how much olive … Continue reading

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A new day, a new pet

Yesterday, a little kitty came to our breakfast table to hang out with us. This morning in Assisi, while snapping this photo of the view I heard a noise and turned to find this BEAR behind me. He is actually … Continue reading

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Gubbio

We visited Gubbio on the way from Assisi to Ancona. This seemed perhaps the oldest town we visited, judging from the age of the knight or saint in the church who died in 1040. There is a remnant of a … Continue reading

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Welcome to Umbria

Cake for breakfast, shared with kitty, good views, wonderful wines. Vanessa

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Enjoying being at home

Dinner for 53? What was I thinking?

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