This afternoon a still caught on my cousin’s GoPro cam during a flight in a Polaris microlite with my good friend Aimaro piloting from the airstrip in our local town of Gubbio over the countryside showing an amazing view of the stunning and beautiful setting of Bellaugello Gay Guest House nestling in the foothills of the Apennines.

#Bellaugello Gay Guest House, Umbria, Italy seen from the air

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Together with my cousin from London and his family and great  friends from the valley, yesterday at Bellaugello Gay Guest House we ate Christmas lunch of Turkey and all the trimmings outside on the terrace, so warm is the weather here in Umbria it was an opportunity not to have missed

Christmas Lunch 2015 on the terrace at Bellaugello Gay Guest HouseXmas lunch on the terrace at Bellaugello gay guest house, umbria, italy 2015

Today again it is beautiful balmy weather, and we are setting off flying in microlites over the valley… report and video to follow

Merry Christmas, seasons greetings to all


Umbria Jazz is a superb music festival held every July in the splendour of our regional capital, Perugia.  Don’t be fooled by the title the music is not just jazz, there is music to suit all tastes.  Last year “Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett” headlined, this year it is to be “Mika” who plays at the stadium on 10th July.

Umbria Jazz - Mika flyer

As well as headline events, the centro storico of the city hosts two live sound stages and several street performers, it is a popular, quality and fun music festival in the ancient medieval streets of Perugia under the hot Italian summer sun.

Tickets go online on 14/12 for pre-sale you need to register with the Umbria Jazz website first, here’s a link: Umbria Jazz website and at the same time do not forget to book your luxury suite at Bellaugello Gay Guest House – you can do that onine by clicking on the ‘Book Now‘ tab on the website, choose your suite and relax in style pre and post concert… we are only 45 minutes drive from the venue.