Anne Robichaud

Anne Robichaud, & Contributing Writer

In San Pellegrino di Norcia, the Earthquake’s “New Homeless”

October 2016
On the last Sunday in August, Pino and I put on helmets, mounted his moto Guzzi and headed southeast into the mountainous Valnerina (Nera River Valley) towards Norcia, only about 16 kms. from Accumoli (the epicenter of the August 24...

Lucignano, From Gold to Chianina Goodness

September 2016
Il piccolo borgo di Lucignano, situato sulle colline toscane tra Siena ed Arezzo costituisce uno degli esempi più straordinari di urbanistica medievale per il suo impianto a forma ellittica ad anelli concentrici, pervenutoci intatto...

Traveling along Abruzzo’s Wine Route

July 2016
Sweeping his hand across the burnished orange vineyards along the highways, Pino said, “This is Abruzzo’s wine country.” Due to an unseasonably warm fall, central Italy’s vineyards were still showing off their gold, rust and...

Assisi's Glorious Day

October 2015
St. Francis' feast day, Oct. 4, is a big day in Assisi and a big day in Italy. In 2005, the Italian Parliament declared this day to be a celebration of peace, brotherhood and dialogue among all peoples of all religions. Each year, one of the 20...

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