Sunday, March 27, 2011

Return to Orvieto

Our first visit to Orvieto, a lovely town in Umbria perched on a plateau 1000 feet above the valley floor, was back in early February. Here is the link to that previous blog entry:

This time, we took a day trip by train with Craig and James, our friends from New Mexico. It was a beautiful sunny day for strolling through the narrow medieval streets and alleys of the town and for enjoying the views from the city walls. We went through the 13th-century cathedral and marveled at the carvings on its facade, shopped for ceramics, and had one of the best meals of our entire lives. Here are a few pictures: