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Bo. Espino, Sect.

Tabonuco, Carr

124 KM 1.6 INT (2 UNIDADES)

CASA / 2,715P/C 4H/1B

Single Family

Where the holy things are

In his Vestiges of Ancient Manners and Customs, Discoverable in Modern Italy and Sicily (1823), Rev. John James Blunt describes several locations where the Lares, or Roman domestic gods, were commonly positioned and where contemporary Italians and Sicilians often keep images of saints. 71 more words

Italian Culture



Bo. Espino, Sect Tabonuco, Carr

124 KM 1.6 INT (2, UNIDADES)



Single Family

May the Road Rise Up to Meet You

Yesterday marked the end of the transitional holidays — can’t really call them “winter holidays” for us here because, you know, no winter — and now it’s back to regular programming for the rest of us. 264 more words


Take Care

Recently, I’ve been up in the mountains. The Pacific Northwest weather has turned; it has started raining, and a chill has settled in the air. People have cranked up their heaters, are lingering inside more and more, and the dark drifts in early. 751 more words


Lares Trek - Day 2

“Buenos días!!” came from outside the tent as Colm sat up and unzipped the door to greet Toribio, squatting outside in his down jacket and wooly hat, holding two steaming cups of Coca tea. 1,322 more words

Ancient Roman Ghosts: The Least You Need to Know

With Halloween coming up, I thought I’d do a few posts this months on ghosts. Let’s kick things off with the ghosts you’d have been likely to meet in ancient Rome. 444 more words