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Pescasseroli – Bavarian Village in the Middle of Italy

A village in the middle of Italy’s Abruzzo mountains in the style of a Bavarian village. Narrow roads with flower pots and the high mountain range around. Somewhere the music of an accordion. Welcome to Pescasseroli! I didn’t know where … Continue reading

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Campo Imperatore – Mongolian Landscape in Italy

The Campo Imperatore is the highest plateau in Italy, called ‘Little Tibet’ and is a location of many movies. Hundreds of trails to hike, the highest peak, the Corno Grande (2.987 m), where you can experience the alpine glow during … Continue reading

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Castilenti – Little Hill-Town between Coast and Mountains

Castilenti is a little hill-town, borgo in Italian, situated between the Adriatic coast and the high mountains of Abruzzo. Not far away there are the famous Calanchi, bad-lands that are an erosion by weather. I had the possibility to stay … Continue reading

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Erosion – A Natural Phenomenon – I Calanchi di Atri

‘I Calanchi’ are a geomorphologic process of erosion due to the climate. Clay mixed with a high percentage of sand, steep slopes, rain and dry seasons are the sculptors of the badlands of Atri in the northern coastal part of … Continue reading

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Homemade Gherkins or Pickles

Fermentation is a way of conserving food. It is one of the oldest ways to preserve food and have enough to eat during ‘hard’ times like winter or dry periods. I prepared homemade gherkins or pickles. There is evidence of … Continue reading

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