Thursday, July 5

Carpe Diem

Links to Terrific Places off the Beaten Track

Umbria - Umbria Jazz Festival
Umbria - Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi
Torino - A trip up to the top of the Mole Antonelliana
Rome's Auditorium
Rome - Summer Nights at Castel Sant'Angelo
Rome - Museo Montemartini (ancient sculptures inside the old Electric Co.)
Rome - Summer Jazz Fest at Villa Celimontana
Near Rome (Subiaco) - spectacularly painted grotto of 5th century hermit St. Benedictine
Near Rome (Capalbio) - Giardino dei Tarocchi
Near Pisa - the town of Pistoia & the Piaggio Vespa Museum
Milano - Top of the Duomo for the gargoyles, even if you can't see the mountains in the distance
Florence - Museo della Specola to see the Wax Human Figures where Leonardo studied anatomy
Florence (Fiesole) - Primo Conti Museum to see one of Italy's most prolific modern painters
Asolo - a plate of prosciutto & figs in the garden of the Hotel Villa Cipriani

And, some things I think are just terrific!

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