How could I have done this to myself all by myself without the help of anyone else? I did not even know it was happening time slipped away from me I hope it's not too late to grab the ends of the strings that are flapping in the breeze. The magic of Le Marche is … Continue reading I have broken, my own magic.
This amazing walled city is located in the northern region of Le Marche. It is nestled on a high sloping hillside, so it has 360-degree views to protect its self from incoming enemies. This picturesque medieval town is noted for its legacy of being an independent renaissance culture under the patronage of Federico da Montefeltro, … Continue reading Urbino is Brilliant
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
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
When visiting Le Marche you have a few choices on where to stay. Scattered from sea to the Sibillini mountains we have agriturismos, hotels, or used sites like Airbnb, Booking.com or Home Away to find a place. Either by the sea, in a medieval village or experience the countryside. Below is another top choice that a friend of mine has and … Continue reading Sweet country cottage living, in Petritoli
Last night was an adult dinner out, I say an adult dinner out because we all decided to leave children and dogs at home. We went to a place in Cupra Marittima Alta called Osteria Pepe Nero Cupra Marittima. I got the times confused we arrived a half an hour early, 9pm instead of 9:30pm, so we … Continue reading Cracked Black Pepper @ PEPENERO
If you want to experience staying in a castle village, Petritoli is your place. Petritoli is an absolutely charming village, that is located 20 min from the sea and 40 from the Sibillini National Park. Also, it is a magical place where many foreigners come to have destination weddings. A very dear friend of mine has 2 wonderful … Continue reading Petritoli….Staying in a medieval castle
This Jewel of a place is located on the coast line of Monte Conner National Park, south of Ancona. One can arrive here by one narrow paved road, walking along the coast, boat or by hiking down steep paths. The coast is high and rocky with its highest point at about 400 meters … Continue reading Portonovo an ancient fishing village
Satisfaction , this what I feel when I actually am pulled up on my kite board and I began to ride. -Issa Yes I am learning to kitesurf, well have been for two years but I don't go practice enough, my laziness sets in. Here in Le Marche our beautiful Adriatic Sea offers so much … Continue reading Kite Surfing the Adriatic Sea!
The other evening I had the pleasure of going to ” fffumée HOME RESTAURANT” where I enjoyed a delicious smoked meal. Savor the Flavor. Chef Giampaolo Verducci has lived and worked in the restaurant business in Finland for more than 20 years and has brought these learned traditions back home with him to a special village … Continue reading fffumée the home restaurant