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In October 1998, I was living in the Italian town of Spello and walking around central Umbria with occasional small train trips outside Umbria, to Rome and elsewhere.

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I visit Bastia Umbra.
October 2‑6
— Diary not kept —
Rome: St. John Lateran; Assisi: the Rocca Maggiore.
October 8‑9
— Diary not kept —
Spello: a meal that should have been better.
Spoleto: the fascinating Late Antique churches of S. Ponziano and S. Salvatore.
A performance of Mozart's Don Giovanni in Orvieto.
October 13‑14
— Diary not kept —
Etruscan remains in Orvieto; another good meal.
Underground Orvieto.
October 17‑18
— Diary not kept —
Long entry: Pitigliano and the Etruscan "vie cave"; Rome: the area around the Foro Boario.
October 20
— Diary not kept —
Trevi: the annual Celery Fair.
October 22‑23
— Diary not kept —
Chiusi: the Etruscan Museum and some tombs; a visit to Ostia Antica.
San Gémini and the Roman town of Carsulae.
October 26
— Diary not kept —
We begin our visit of Amelia.
October 28‑29
— Diary not kept —
Amelia: a disorganized sort of day.
Amelia: was that a Roman dam? Ancona: mostly the Duomo; Norcia: a beauti­ful fall day and some Roman inscriptions; Rome: James almost misses his plane.

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