Hi from Rick: Wonderstruck in Tuscany, and My Newest App
I'm perched in the Tuscan hill town of Montepulciano, looking out my window over a corduroy commotion of red roof tiles and a labor-intensive sea of vineyards. Just beyond misty Lake Trasimeno, I can see all the way to Cortona, another hill town where I slept last night. I'm pondering how travel here leaves a person wonderstruck — the experienced and the novice alike. Just today, I met a happy string of wonderstruck Americans immersed in great trips.
A family from Philadelphia, enjoying their first visit to Italy, just told me that room 6 in Albergo Bellavista has an amazing view I've got to see. I sipped a Nobile Montepulciano with a Californian wine guy in an ancient cellar, each of us remarking on how being immersed in the grit of history enriches a wine-tasting experience... Read more