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Umbrian holiday: A descriptive essay about my family's vacation in Umbria, Italy.

Date Submitted: 07/22/2004 04:58:19
Length: 3 pages (778 words)
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Umbrian Holiday My family and I spent a week last summer in a converted hay barn located in the heart of the Umbrian countryside. The house (hay barn) was over 100 years old and was perched on the top of the highest hill in the area. It afforded a sweeping view of the surrounding countryside. Being from the American Midwest, I had never seen anything like it. After driving for several hours through the picturesque Italian …

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…ver had a vacation similar to this one. Though I have visited many great cities during our tour, I believe the one visit to an obscure village was the most revealing into the persona of European life. I had never had a vacation similar to this one. As Americans, you are led to believe that life is one big hurry to get somewhere or something. A week in the Italian countryside is the exact opposite.

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