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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 22, 2014: Orvieto

PHeymont ·
I was fascinated enough by this brief taste to do a little more reading—and found that Orvieto not only has a funicular, it has an underground. No, not like London, but an extensive system of tunnels cut through the soft rock. Some may have been used for mining or for supplies, but it appears that most of them were created to allow escape from sieges!
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 22, 2014: Orvieto

PortMoresby ·
  Almost at the end of a round-the-world trip, idling in Rome with nothing in particular planned until our flights home, travel pal Jim and I decided to take the train to Orvieto for a wander around on a gray Christmas Eve.   The old town...
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