A Luxury Country Inn - Umbria

The Shushed Songbirds – A Surprisingly Sorrowful Silent Summer in Umbria

It seems that the intense and long-lived sizzle…with heatwave after heatwave rolling up from Africa, has been too much for our cheerful summer songbirds!  Their festive sunrise chirping… is no longer!  The early morning silence in Umbria at Genius Loci is deafening, filling my heart with sorrow and deep concern for our tiny feathered friends – so defenseless against these …


Glittering, Glowing, Glorious, Golden Umbria

Glittering, Glowing, Glorious, Golden Umbria in the Summer Umbria, the green heart of Italy, turns to GOLD in the summer.  The graceful waves of verdant wheat fields that seemingly just yesterday danced lightheartedly in the spring breezes, have become the the richest, most GLORIOUS GOLD.  The green of the lush vineyards, majestic oaks and magnificent olive trees are dotted with GLITTERING …