Monthly Archives: December 2011

Filippini’s Donjon, Rocca San Giovanni

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The Filippini’s Donjon is a part, with the Bastion, of the ruins of the Norman walls of Rocca San Giovanni, one of the most beautiful boroughs of Italy. This defensive building dates back to 1061. It is made of local …

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St. Stephen’s Day stroll, Pescara

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Here are pictures of a stroll in a sunny St. Stephen’s Day morning in South Pescara, first along the shore, then in the Nature Reserve of D’Annunzio pine grove, where several bird species have delighted the photographer with their air …

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Fossacesia

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Fossacesia (about 6,000 inhabitants) is located in the province of Chieti. It rises on a hilltop on the left of the Sangro river, while the fraction of Fossacesia Marina lies along the Trabocchi Coast, in the small bay called the …

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Piccolomini Castle, Celano

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The Piccolomini Castle is in the historic centre of Celano. It dominates the Fucino Plane, once covered by the Fucino Lake, in the Marsica sub-region. The castle was built up at the end of XIV century. It took its name …

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Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, Ortona

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The Moro River Canadian War Cemetery is in Ortona, in San Donato district, south of Ortona, along the Adriatic road 16, near the Regional Nature Reserve of Punta dell’Acquabella. There are 1615 soldiers buried there. The most of them belonged …

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Rocca San Giovanni

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Rocca San Giovanni is a little town with a population of about 2000 inhabitants, in the Province of Chieti, bordering San Vito Chietino, Fossacesia and Lanciano. It is twined with the French town of Chaingy. It is one of the …

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