Montemonaco is a small village located in the Sibillini National Park, that is part of the region of Ascoli Piceno. For the last 40 years, Montemonaco has had this amazing, Festival of the Chestnuts this happens the last weekend of October just in time to kick off Halloween. We have been going for the last 4 … Continue reading The Great Chestnut Festival of Montemonaco
Today I went on an adventure into the subterranean complex of the Frasassi Caves. They extend for 30 km on 8 geological levels and is one of the largest and most fascinating subterranean routes in the world. Beginning with the mixture of bicarbonate water from the Sentino River and the mineral sulfurous water coming from … Continue reading Le Grotte di Frasassi / The Frasassi Caves
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….
Porto San Giorgio is one of the many seaside jewels we have here along the coast. Honestly, I never knew how beautiful Porto S Giorgio really is. Sometimes, even I take what is around me for granted. Today I had an early appointment in Porto San Giorgio and when it was over at 10am, … Continue reading Porto San Giorgio
Torre di Palme was awarded, One of the most beautiful villages of 2017. The name Torre di Palme that translates as Tower of Palm (I thought for many years, Palme stood for palm trees and this place has none) comes from the hamlet below, Marina Palmense. Marina Palmense was a fishing village that in the … Continue reading Torre di Palme
Magliano di Tenna Magliano di Tenna (Tenna is the river that runs on the valley floor) rises 293 meters above sea level. With views as far as the Adriatic Sea to the Sibillini Mountains. This “ tiny” medieval village, Magliano sits on its hill-top, like an egg within a nest. The earliest historical records dates … Continue reading Medieval Jewels (Part II)
Confession….. Yes, I have been "enchanted", by Le Marche……But….Shhhhh….My area is the Best! Now with that being said, today I decided to explore the Medieval Villages around my own home. Because this is where, the Magic of Le Marche Zapped me. I will be blogging a lot about this area, while discovering the other four provinces. … Continue reading Medieval Jewels (part I)
Todays adventure was still in the southern parts of Le Marche. Unlike the last time, I explored inland. Today were mainly seaside towns, that I think are beautiful and have, much to offer. Acquaviva Picena, San Benedetto del Tronto, Grottammare, Cupra Marittima. As shown on the map below. I began my days adventure, in … Continue reading Le Marche (south) II
Ripatrasone, Offida, Castignao, Ascoli Piceno.
Reading this I personally can’t wait to do this hike. Lago to Fiastra is amazing… this post is beautiful. So followers please visit this website to read this post and so much more.
Dear friends, I thought a lot before writing today’s post about a hike I had back in August. The reason of my sadness is that this area is currently closed to the public due to the recent terrible earthquake. This still make me feel very sad. Nevertheless, I want to remember this area the way it was and I feel lucky I had the chance to visit it in person before the tragic event on August 24, 2016.
Actually, I wanted to visit the so called “Lame Rosse” close to the town of Fiastra for long. The photos of the area I looked up online reminded me of the scenic splendor of the Monument Valley in the US.
So, back to that day and after parking my car, I was ready and so excited to start hiking! However, the unexpected landscape I was sorrounded by totally blew my mind: the Lake of…
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