And the waters ran red with blood…

By Alexandra Redisch at Lago Trasimeno: Last April I found myself in a palazzo in Umbria, listening to enthusiastic Hannibal scholar, professor Giovanni Brizzi. He walks me through the epic battle that played out on the banks of Lake Trasimeno more than two thousand years ago. This is where the Roman army met the fearsome Hannibal of Carthage, in what is probably the most successful ambush in military history.

A taste of Italy: Umbria Agriturismo il Mandoleto

By Alexandra Redisch in Umbria: Hello there, Alex here - again. During my recent visit in gorgeous Umbria, we stopped off for lunch at Agriturismo Il Mandoleto - a farm with apartments and a restaurant near Perugia. It was hands down one of the best meals I've ever had.

2016-05-25T00:53:50+01:003 June 2012|cafes & restaurants, Food and drink, Italy|
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