Much of Europe has been snowed in. Even down here on the east coast of Italy we had enough snow to close the schools.
It’s been cold, brrrrrrr.
And we don’t know about you but we’ve been dreaming about sunshine, pools and beaches…
The beach near Villa Cattani Stuart, in Pesaro
….when I’ve been doing Qigong in our lounge (with the heating struggling to keep up) I’ve been imagining I’m on the warm sand of Stromboli…
…when we’ve been walking in town, I’m imagining taking the walk down to the ‘three lakes’ restaurant at Urbino Resort through the vineyards and olive groves….
One of the coves of the volcanic island of Stromboli
Sure, there are things I love about a cosy, snowed-in winter, but bbrrrrr, even now, I’d prefer to be swimming in the warm sea on a long summer day.
Our retreats are about more than sunshine, pools and a fabulous holiday, of course.
But in weather like this, I can’t help my mind turning to the warm sand and chilled prosecco.
The salt-water pool at The Hill That Breathes
If you fancy a bit of sunshine fantasising, browse through our Italian venues and retreats here –
F**K IT RETREATS IN ITALY 2018
P.S. The strange thing about having had this cold weather so late in the winter is that we could be looking, here in Italy, at very much warmer weather in just a matter of weeks (thank goodness!)…
Gaia heads to this river with her groups for breathwork in the fresh mountain water every Spring –