Scanno

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Scanno, one of the most beautiful Italian villages, owes its charm to a lucky combination of natural, cultural and historical factors. First of all the lake, picturesque and crystal-clear, of glacial origins. The territory, on the border of the Abruzzo, …

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Alfred Zampa

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Alfred Zampa, son of migrants from Ortucchio (AQ), was born in California in 1905 where he died 95 years later. In 2003 one of the longest bridges in California was named after him: Memorial Alfred Zampa Bridge. We may wonder …

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Wounded heaven

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The terrible fire of August 2013 in the Nature Reserve Ripari di Giobbe caused the loss of many hectares of Mediterranean shrub, green frame of the wonderful Ortona’s cliff. Bare of vegetation, some parts of the hill in Punta di …

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Faraone Antico

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Faraone Antico is the gorgeous hamlet of Sant’Egidio alla Vibrata, in the Province of Teramo. The fortified village, deserted after an earthquake in the 1960s, derives its name from the Lombard word fara = village. To enter the village you …

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Bungee jumping from Salle Bridge

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Since our blog has been opened, most of the questions we received were about whether it was possible to practice bungee jumping from Salle Bridge. Finally we can answer yes (with a 90 m jump!) to our followers, thanks to …

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Church of Sant’Agostino, Penne

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In Penne, the beautiful church of Sant’Agostino of XIV century has undergone several modifications over time, especially in the Baroque period (1756-1759). The façade shows an anti-aesthetic contrast between the ancient masonry and the latest remake. On the top of …

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