Postcard from Italy :: Pretoro (Chieti)


Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone

“Why do we think love is a magician? Because the whole power of magic consists in love. The work of magic is the attraction of one thing by another because of a certain affinity of nature.” ~Marsilio Ficino

Grigio of Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©GiuseppeMarone
Grigio of Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©GiuseppeMarone

In a stunning mountain area of Abruzzi little known to foreign visitors, within the province of Chieti [Kieti], there is the beautiful town of Pretoro – population 949. It is thought that an ancient settlement existed during the Bronze Age, whereas the current fortified borough was established sometime in the XII century…

Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Snow white and the seven dwarfs... Walking around Pretoro (Chieti) - Pisolo sta dormendo... | photo: ©ockstyle
Snow white and the seven dwarfs… Walking around Pretoro (Chieti) – Pisolo sta dormendo… | photo: ©ockstyle
Appetibilis Lonza65 in Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Appetibilis Lonza65 in Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Appetibilis Deda and Giuseppe Marone in Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©Lonza65
Appetibilis Deda and Giuseppe Marone in Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©Lonza65
Appetibilis friend Giuseppe Marone strolling in Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Appetibilis friend Giuseppe Marone strolling in Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Photographing Pretoro (Chieti), so Appetibilis! | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Photographing Pretoro (Chieti), so Appetibilis! | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Knock knock... Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Knock knock… Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©GiuseppeMarone
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©GiuseppeMarone
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©GiuseppeMarone
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©GiuseppeMarone
Church of S. Andrea Apostolo - Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Church of S. Andrea Apostolo – Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Italy :: Welcome from Grigio of Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Italy :: Welcome from Grigio of Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle

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