Spas and Hot Springs

Spas and Thermal Springs in Tuscia Hot water cascade in Bagni San Filippo in Tuscany Tuscia is volcanic territory and abounds in hot springs. We are surrounded by extinct volcanoes from under which flow thermal streams, hot water cascades and bubbling springs. Some are fairly pricey sophisticated resorts with fancy hotels, massage facilities, restaurants etc;…

Orvieto Olive Oil

Orvieto Olive Oil. The olive  hasn’t much to do with photography other than that olive groves end up being in a lot of landscapes. However, olive oil is one of the good things of Italy that most people appreciate while here. The olive is a truly remarkable fruit and you could happily survive on it…

Snow in Orvieto

Italy is undergoing the coldest, snowiest winter since 1985. I have been out and about in and around Orvieto doing landscapes and snapping my eight year old daughter playing in the snow with her pals. While I was photographing the sunset from the roof of the Land Rover she was out  playing with her friend…

Orvieto, the most beautiful hill town in Italy

A photography workshop in Italy could not  be based in a more appealing place than Ovieto, in Umbria, but on the borders of both Tuscany and Latium. Orvieto is an ancient city going back to pre-Roman Etruscan times, on the top of a volcanic rock surrounded by hills covered with vines and olives, and in…