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Silent history of Fermignano & The Gola del Furlo

    Fermignano according to legend was founded by Firmidio, Roman legionary commander, in 200 BC and the city was precisely called Firmidianus . In 207 BC the battle of Metauro was fought in the nearby plain of San Silvestro in which the Roman legions annihilated the Carthaginian army led by Asdrubale who was to be reunited with his older brother Hannibal in Capua . Although not a high-altitude settlement, Fermignano … Continue reading Silent history of Fermignano & The Gola del Furlo

How does precious art Survive after so many centuries…. It is hidden!!!

Todays adventure is as follows: Monte San Martino, La Madonna dell’Ambro, Smerillo, Lavanda Blu, then home. 9am to 4:40 pm a beautiful full day. If you click on any highlighted word it will take you to a site. Oh!!! I also happened to travel into 3 different Provinces:  Ascoli Piceno, Macerata and Fermo. Three birds, One … Continue reading How does precious art Survive after so many centuries…. It is hidden!!!

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Recanati, Loreto & Sirolo a collaboration of 3 beautiful villages….

I had some visitors to share the day with me.  I collaborated these three villages together to give them a beautiful tour, Recanati, Loreto then Sirolo for lunch and ice cream. Recanati, is a special village that is also the birthplace of Giacomo Leopardi. Loreto, is a village that has the home of the Virgin Mary … Continue reading Recanati, Loreto & Sirolo a collaboration of 3 beautiful villages….