Gillian Price has a heartwarming tale from Umbria, Italy
Gillian Price, author of the Cicerone Press guidebook to Umbria, had to let us know about a wonderful initiative in Cascia - a town in Umbria that was badly damaged in the 2016 earthquakes.
Umbria was badly affected by earthquakes in 2016
One thousand sheep have been donated - and two were a free surprise!
We agree with Gillian - It's such a touching gesture and lovely to see people come together in times of need.
Go walking in Umbria, or other beautiful areas of Italy
Gillian Price has written a guidebook to walking in Umbria which is published by Cicerone.
Other Cicerone Press guidebooks to similar areas of Italy include:
Gillian Price has trekked throughout Asia and the Himalayas, but now lives in Venice and is exploring the mountains and flatter bits of Italy. Starting in the Italian Dolomites, Gillian has written outstanding Cicerone guides to walking all over Italy as well as Corsica and Corfu. An adamant promoter of public transport to minimise environmental impact, Gillian belongs to Mountain Wilderness and is an active member of the Venice branch of CAI, the Italian Alpine Club.View Articles and Books by Gillian Price