Some Things We Like about Italy

We thought we’d post some pictures of things (places, events, etc) of what we like about Italy … so here goes… [click on them to enlargen]

First, historic cities like Siena –

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… and historic churches like this Romanesque church in Monteriggioni…

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And morning cafe latte… (and afternoon latte)….

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And the smell and taste and experience of watching a butcher cut “prosciutto” — Italy’s famous ham for sandwiches…

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… and vineyards, like Gabbiano’s famous vineyard in Tuscany Gabbiano.jpg

About Scot McKnight

Scot McKnight is a recognized authority on the New Testament, early Christianity, and the historical Jesus. McKnight, author of more than forty books, is the Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, IL.

  • Dana Ames

    Che bell’ Italia! Sono fortunati i McKnights!
    Dana

  • Scott Eaton

    Scot, is the sky always that blue? That is a sight for sore eyes to this Chicagoan.

  • http://richnhim.blogspot.com/ Richard

    You’ll have to go down to Alberobello in Southern Italy and see the Trulli Houses some time. It’s quite a quaint little town and very unique. http://www.sitiunesco.it/index.phtml?id=537 I loved my time spent there.
    Rich

  • reJoyce

    I’ll take any of those things, but am also especially fond of the afternoon coffee.

  • Patrick

    No-one does magnificent faded splendour with such style as the Italians

  • John L

    Scot, correct pesto -can- be made in a blender. Blend 2/3 of the ingredients until smooth, then add the remaining greens + hard cheese and blend slow until rustic texture.
    These Italy posts are making me homesick.

  • Bill Willits

    There’s nothing like Italian sights, nights, sounds, food, coffee, topography, history and people. We’re all jealous. Gratzi for sharing!

  • Mich

    Real Italian Prosciutto is to die for!


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