Category Archives: Food and Drink

Missed Opportunity

Today, Michael and I followed the recommendation of the fellows we met over beer yesterday and drove from Helena to Missoula via Butte, Anaconda and Phillipsburg.  It was a gorgeous drive. Interestingly, the road took us past both Opportunity and … Continue reading

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Around Ahhichatragarh Fort

As I mentioned in a previous post, we have been staying at the Ramvas Hotel, which is located within Ahhichatragarh Fort, which is wonder by the maharaja of Jodhpur.  The hotel is located in what was the women’s area “ramvas” … Continue reading

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Spicy

What a varied morning we had.  In addition to the cow hospital visit, see earlier post, we also stopped by a red hot chili market and a factory that was processing fenugreek. Both very colorful and pungent experiences.

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Bikaner: Part Three

I could have entitled this post “From the Devine to the Comical (Camical) to the Ridiculous.” We began our full day in Bikaner with a mid morning visit to Junagarh (“Old Fort”) complex.  It is a huge combination of fortifications … Continue reading

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So Much To See, So Little Time

Oh, my gosh!!  You miss out on 1.5 days of strong internet connection and it’s hard to remember all that we’ve seen and experienced as each day is packed full. My last one line post was that we had entered … Continue reading

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A Lot o’ Gelato

This could also be titled, “Gelato, Anyone:  Part Two.” Tuesday was a long driving day.  We went back up to Montepulciano to visit, and patronize, the copper master.  Suffice it to say that we had a very successful trip and … Continue reading

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In the Kitchen in Orvieto

  It’s now Thursday, September 29;  Bob and Connie arrived last Saturday and we have been having such a good time that I haven’t posted a blog since.  Guess I’d better do some catching up. On Sunday, Sept. 25th, the … Continue reading

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Towards Viterbo

  On Friday we headed west towards Viterbo.  Villa Lante in the village of Bagnaia was our primary destination. Villa Lante is another beautiful garden with masses of water works that was created by a 16th century cleric, Cardinal Gambara. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ted

At least I think it’s your birthday.  We spent the day celebrating your birth by driving in a new direction from Narni under gloriously blue skies. I had read a little  e-newsletter about a very humble restaurant near Ponzano Romano … Continue reading

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Fried Food Fest

    Friday saw us back in Stroncone with Bruno as our guide once again.  I had called him as he said I should should I want a return visit.  I feel certain that after our tortured conversation on the … Continue reading

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