Monthly Archives: January 2014

Santo Spirito museum, Lanciano

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The Santo Spirito monastic complex is located in Lanciano in Via Santo Spirito 77. It was founded in 1293 by the Celestinians. Abandoned in 1654, it was recently restored and houses the Santo Spirito Museum. The archaeological museum keeps finds …

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Mosciano Sant’Angelo

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Mosciano Sant’Angelo is a small town of about 10,000 inhabitants in the province of Teramo. It is located on a hill overlooking the valleys of Salinello and Tordino rivers. Today only six towers remain of the ancient walls that surrounded …

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Abruzzo sheepdog conquest the world

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One of the most read posts of our blog is dedicated to the Maremma-Abruzzo sheepdog. How to blame our readers if we consider that the reputation of these dogs arrived even in America and Australia? If at home it defends …

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Salinello Tower, Giulianova

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The Salinello Tower is located in Giulianova Lido, on the west side of the SS16 Adriatic Road. When the coast was deserted, it overlooked the mouth of the Salinello river and the opposite stretch of the Adriatic sea. Along with …

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Margaret of Austria

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Margaret of Austria was the illegitimate daughter of Charles V, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, King of Italy and Archduke of Austria. She was born in Oudenaarde in Flanders on 28th December 1522, and died in Ortona on 18th …

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