History: New and Old – Assisi & Gubbio, Italy

The weekend, we set off in search of the largest Christmas tree in the world.  We figured if there is some “new” history in the making, we should check it out.  This tree, which is a gigantic electronic manifestation set on the side of a mountain in Gubbio, Italy, is indeed large and colorful.  However, because the tree is best seen at night (when you can actually see the lights,) we wanted to make the best of our day and decided to visit another Umbrian city, Assisi.  Assisi is a walled settlement dating back to 1000 BC!… [Read More]