I leave for Italy in 18 days. Here’s the itinerary:
Thursday, June 15: Depart Seattle to Rome via Paris.
Friday, June 16, 17 in Campo dei Fiori, Roma, with Vance and Laura: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/5277705?eluid=1&euid=972a6760-581f-9c05-3e0a-c3640f101cc9
Saturday, June 17: 11 am: Galleria Borghese:
Dinner with Barbara of EatWith in Trastevere at 8 pm: https://www.eatwith.com/event/39599/
Sunday, June 18: drive via Orvieto to Montepulciano. Staying at Politian Apartments, Mint Tea for two weeks, Jasmine Tea for the following two weeks. https://www.politian.com/en/apartments/mint-tea.html
Monday, June 19: Classes begin at Il Sasso:
Saturday, June 24: Sandra, Kurt, and I drive to Monterchi to see Piero della Franecsca’s Madonna del Parto: https://www.piccoligrandimusei.it/en/blog/portfolio_page/monterchi-museum-of-the-madonna-parto/
At 3:30 pm: To Arezzo for Piero della Francesca’s masterpiece, The Legend of the True Cross: http://www.pierodellafrancesca-ticketoffice.it/
Saturday, July 15: Train to Fiumicino, near the Rome airport. Stay at Domus Al Parco Guest House:
Sunday, July 16: Fly to Seattle via Amsterdam, arriving same day.