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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


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


Another Powerful Earthquake Hits Central and Southern Italy


OCT. 30, 2016, 4:00 A.M. EDT

ROME — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has rocked the same area of central and southern Italy hit by quake in August and a pair of aftershocks last week, sending already quake-damaged buildings crumbling after a week of temblors that have left thousands homeless. 722 more words