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Trabocco Coast - Chieti

Not long now. Wired my deposit to the Realtor in Vasto Italy! In a couple of weeks I’ll pay the balance.
March 2018 seems a long way off, but time flies, especially when you’re old, and I am old so I have to move fast and get some good years in my new home. 17 more words

Book Reflections - Love and War in the Apennines by Eric Newby

Eric Newby was captured in the sea off the coast from Catania after failing to find his submarine after a special mission to sabotage German aircraft in 1942. 1,017 more words

Book Review

From Monte Circolo...

My grandfather, Annibale, on the eastern edge of Monte Circolo near Castle Ocre looking over the Aterno Valley (with Fossa just below) in 1975. It was the first time he was able to return to the village and was so happy to revisit all the places of where he’d grown up. 67 more words

Italy

Tuscany, a lovely place in Italy

Tuscany is a region in central Italy that stretches from the Apennine Mountains to the west coast, meandering through endless vineyards, medieval towns and impossibly beautiful cities of Florence, Siena and Pisa. 156 more words

Apennine Mountains

Earthquake, avalanche and cold in central Italy

The news drifts through, fearful and frozen, from isolated villages in the mountains of Italy.  I sit and watch on a device I can fit in the palm of my warm hand, in front of a fire in a well-lit room … at least there are no reports of casualties. 468 more words

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