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
I do want to thank Lorelle from amindfultraveller for nominating me for the Lobster award. Please pass by Lorelle Catalano’s page aminfultraveller and see where she has been, food she likes and travel tips that have helped her and maybe you as well. The Liebster award is a fun way of getting to know fellow … Continue reading Wow, I was nominated for the Liebester Award!
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
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
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)
Using the word "Arid" from our daily prompt challenge. This is not a word I would use for the area of Le Marche, Italy. In fact here it is the opposite. The land here is fertile and feeds us with nourishment from wheat, sunflowers, corn and everyone has a vegetable garden full of tomatoes. The … Continue reading Arid
(ag’ – rē – tü – rē’ smō)
Thursday mornings in Porto San Giorgio, is full of hustle and bustle. I personally, am not too fond of crowds, so I came out early to watch the venders set up their goods. This market is big, it covers 5 blocks, 6 streets and 1 piazza. All in the center of Porto San Giorgio. I found out … Continue reading Porto San Giorgio Outdoor Market.