Weekend Wanderlust: Exploring Umbria by bike

Jun 25, 2019 135

When St Francis renounced his worldly possessions and left in quest of spiritual purity, befriending wolves and other animals along the way, it's a mystery whether he was receiving the words of Christ or acting on symptoms of PTSD caused by battle and imprisonment.

What's not a mystery is why St Francis felt such a strong connection to nature in his native Umbria. The same goes for Alessandro, our host at Le Mandrie di San Paolo, the agriturismo where my wife and I stayed during our visit to the region, which lies tucked quietly next to Tuscany. 

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SOURCE: https://www.thelocal.it/

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