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Toni DeBella
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I can't believe it's been 31 days already! Time flies when you're having fun! What a wonderful experience it's been to sit down everyday and write about the people, places and things that make this...
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Friends  Massimo Aloisio and Tiziana O. Aloisio are the dynamic duo behind  OROGAMI, an exquiste jewellery store located on Via del Duomo. What makes their work especially unique (as well as beauti...
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Coffee bars in Italy are its life blood. For over 100 years, Bar Montanucci has been pouring caffeine-addicted Orvietani their morning cappuccinos (in my case, caffe latte) as well as offering fres...
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...And what a church it is! The Duomo (cathedral) of Orvieto is nothing less than breathtaking. Built by order of Pope Urban IV to house the Corpal of the Miracle of Bolsena, the Duomo broke ground...
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Some might say that Orvieto is a sleepy little town with not much going on...but there's one group of citizens that would beg to differ. Compagnia Mastro Titta, under the direction of Paola Cecconi...
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What can you do when temperatures top 38C (100F)? Eat gelato of course! But don't settle for just any old ice cream...head to the world-renowned Gelateria Pasqualetti ( This family-owned and operat...
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Friends  Massimo Aloisio and Tiziana O. Aloisio are the dynamic duo behind  OROGAMI, an exquiste jewellery store located on Via del Duomo. What makes their work especially unique (as well as beauti...
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ASCANIO VITOZZI (1539–1615) was an Italian soldier, architect and military engineer (and the son of Ercole lord of Montevitozzo). He was instrumental in the design and building of Palazzo Reale in ...
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Day #27 of "31 Days of Orvieto features another remarkable ARTISAN, Loretta Lovisa. Loretta painstakingly and lovingly creates (by hand, of course) 'Merletto di Orvieto' (Lace of Orvieto). In produ...
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The typical cuisine of Orvieto tends to lean heavily on 'meat': Cinghiale (wild boar) and its cousin, maiale (pork), as well as dishes made of pigeon or dove (yes, I said pigeon). These ancient rec...
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There are so many wonderful, traditional craftsmen and women that I want to to be sure to showcase in these last 10 days of the project. Meet Alberto Bellini: Famous terracotta ceramicist, who I be...
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Lamberto Bernardini’s 15th-century papermaking studio is where you can see carta marmorizzata (marbled paper) being made by hand. "Floating paper" has been traced back to Japan 835 C.E., but it rea...
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Depends on what day you're asking: Freelance copywriter, travel writer, blogger, video producer & cat escort.
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Networking (in the old-fashioned sense).
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    freelance writer
    Self-explanitory.
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Introduction

A Freelance writer and blogger at Orvieto or Bust, Toni recently packed everything she owns into two suitcases and headed to Orvieto, Italy.  She's adjusted her tennis game to the clay courts and drinks way too many caffe lattes. 

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You're never too old to change, dream or make those dreams come true.
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Orvieto, Italy
Previously
San Jose, California - Chico, California - San Francisco, CA - Springfield, VA - Los Angeles, CA - San Rafael, CA
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