A walk above the clouds in a magical quasi-ghost town situated within the Gran Sasso National Park in the Apennines… … Medieval Italy :: Santo Stefano di Sessanio
On a lazy September Sunday morn…
Summer has come and passed
The innocent can never last
Wake me up when September ends
“Did you ever fly a kite in bed?
Did you ever walk with ten cats on your head?
Did you ever milk this kind of cow?
Well, we can do it. We know how.
If you never did, you should.
These things are fun and fun is good.”
~ Dr. Seuss, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish … Vanishing Point :: Colour & Texture
“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.… Postcard from Italy :: Abruzzi, Mare e Monti
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