Favale di Malvaro

Italy | The Great Big Italian Feast

Italy | The Great Big Italian Feast

It was like a movie.  On the side of a mountain, just off a treacherously curvy road, the residents of the town of Favale di Malvaro gathered for a Sunday afternoon feast. Brian's contractor for the renovation of his family home in Favale was Enzo Pezzolo, and he invited us…
HGTV | The Brian Boitano Project

HGTV | The Brian Boitano Project

In a tiny hamlet called Favale di Malvaro, on top of a mountain in Northern Italy, was a house where time stood still.  An abandoned stone house, crumbling and derelict, was still filled with the furniture and personal relics that had belonged to countless generations of one family - the…
Up in the Clouds

Up in the Clouds

Watching the clouds move across the mountains on a rainy day in Liguria, Italy. Music: "Brucia la Terra" ("Speak Softly Love"), sung live, at my side
Style Moment | Favale di Malvaro, Italy

Style Moment | Favale di Malvaro, Italy

“Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear.  Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to…