Una fiammata – i papaveri,
sotto il cielo di giugno.
“Have you not noticed that the wild flowers are becoming scarcer every year? It may be that their wise men have told them to depart till man becomes more human. Perhaps they have migrated to heaven.”
― Kakuzō Okakura, The Book of Tea
From the town of Roccamorice (Pescara) it takes very little to reach the Hermitage of Saint Bartholomew, both in terms of time and space.… The Hermitage of Saint Bartholomew in Legio
“Farther than Abruzzi”: Boccaccio made one of his characters say it to give a sense of the distant, of the secluded, of the fabulous. And his can certainly be taken as a proverbial expression to designate the condition and history of Abruzzi Region.
“Più in là che Abruzzi”, faceva dire il Boccaccio a un suo personaggio per dare il senso del lontano, dell’appartato, del favoloso. E la sua può sicuramente essere assunta a espressione proverbiale per designare la condizione e la storia abruzzesi. (Mario Pomilio).
Within the Majella National Park, at the entrance of the spectacular “Vallone di Santo Spirito” – about 500 metres above sea level – rests the Benedictine Abbey of “San Martino in Valle”.
Legend has it that was San Martin, with the force of his elbows, to open a passage to access the mountain and build the Abbey. … The Art of Wandering :: Saint Martin Gorges