Biking among horses in the famous royal park “La mandria”

What a wonderful way to spend a warm and sunny Sunday after a whole week in the cold North… This is a quite unusual sight in Italy. Horses running free with their foals and friends! Normally you see them inside the stables or in small paddocks, one by one. It was such a nice ride (even…

Riding back to the restaurant “Della Valle”

Since I’m travelling to Norway for Easter, I wanted to enjoy the warm weather we`ve got here in Piedmont. So I invited “the Cowboy” Andrea to ride with me to the restaurant Della Valle. It lies just above the riding center, less than an hour ride. Changing horses I decided to use Nike today instead…

The Antique Shop in Turin

Every Thursday I go to an Antique shop in Turin. Not to buy or restore furniture, but to teach Norwegian to the owner. It´s quite seldom that an Italian person wants to learn Norwegian, but Angelo is actually soon moving to Oslo… In his shop there are many funny objects. I found these really old…

The myth of Piedmont

Andrea Cipriano is a real Cowboy. Nobody can beat him if we talk about hours in the saddle, at least not here in Piedmont! Last Friday I decided to meet Andrea. It´s been a while since I saw him, and the best way to get an appointment fast is on horseback! It was such a…

Riding to the restaurant

Today I decided to go for a ride up the hills to the nearest restaurant Della Valle. The spring time is here, and I really wanted an ice cream. And Moon really wanted to run over the green fields! After a rather breathtaking ride I ordered an ice cream and a cappuccino as soon I…

A typical Italian lunch….

I wanted to tell about a typical lunch in an Italian restaurant. This means that you need the whole day off! 4,5 hours is quite normal, and after that you will roll back home! Today we celebrated that my husbands uncle turned 70. I just want to mention how such a big day get celebrated…

Living in Italy

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