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Margaret S.


Washington, DC

Member since:

March 9, 2012

What else would you like to tell our group about yourself?

Would love to meet others with a similar "soft spot" for this beautiful country to share stories, travel plans, recipes, wine recommendations...but I am worried that it may be quite a while before I can do justice to the this a problem??

How did you learn about our group?

From the website

What is your favorite Italian book, author, film, song, musician, food and/or city?

Cities...Florence, Siena, Luca, looking forward to exploring Urbino, Bologna and southern Italy one can't think of any food in Italy I haven't enjoyed..mushroom festival in Cortona was quite special both in spirit and in "taste" .... an entire town gathering to celebrate fungi! Also dinner fresh from the garden at a farm near Siena...simply prepared, delicious and effortlessly? orchestrated (for 10) by a girl still in university. A country of many charms and talents!

At what level do you speak Italian and do you speak other languages?

Just beginning the journey....

What kind of events would you most enjoy?

No answer yet


I have traveled to Italy on several occasions -- first as a student, then with a two-year old in tow, later (sans children) visiting a colleague in Rome and this past summer I joined a friend in Siena for the Palio -- during the heat wave of August!!

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