Memories of a far Easter holiday in Milan and surroundings, jumping between Lake Maggiore and Morimondo Abbey

In these days I think everybody feels nostalgic about past and comfortable about travel memories. Me too, I got lost in my past trips memories and I winded up in last Easter trip spent around Lake Maggiore and surroundings. It was Easter 2019 but it seems to be so far in my head. My mother-in-law … More Memories of a far Easter holiday in Milan and surroundings, jumping between Lake Maggiore and Morimondo Abbey

Travelling in time of Coronavirus, a reflection…will it change future behavior?

All the world, in these last months, is under the attack of a virus…The smallest entity in life has spread worldwide and after the 11th september a new challenge rises to the humanity. As if the Earth stopped spinning, everyone stopped doing everything and most of all, it is important to limit and stop the … More Travelling in time of Coronavirus, a reflection…will it change future behavior?

From Cefalù to Erice: Sicilian golden Secrets

Our trip begins in Bagheria. Bagheria or  Baarìa in sicilian dialect, is a very populous town in Palermo, famous for its wonderful historical villas, its eighteenth-century buildings, and for the movies that were filmed there, as Baarìa by Giuseppe Tornatore or The Wedding Director by Marco Bellocchio. It is also the place where painter Renato Guttuso was born. The writer Dacia Maraini, related to the powerful princes of … More From Cefalù to Erice: Sicilian golden Secrets

Faith and nature: Santa Rita da Cascia

Cascia is a town of the Italian province of Perugia in a rather remote area of the mountainous southeastern corner of Umbria. It is about 21 km from Norcia on the road to Rieti in the Lazio (63 km). It is also very close to Terni. Cascia is placed in the most mountainous area of Umbria, from probable Umbrian origins it was inhabited by the Romans. Ancient … More Faith and nature: Santa Rita da Cascia

The last fortress

Located on top of a charming hill, you know, we are at 600 m. above sea level, with an eagle’s nest position, the small village of Civitella del Tronto is one of the most interesting in the whole region because of the architectonic beauties enclosed by its ancient wall. This medieval town, built on a … More The last fortress