Category Archives: Italy

At the Palazzo Ducale of Urbino

Urbino is a fascinating little Medieval city in the Marche region. I have been there several times – one of the reasons is that there is a gelateria with olive oil ice cream. And another that many of my visiting … Continue reading

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Pomposa – The Abbey of a Book

I am a big fan of the Italian writer Marcello Simoni. One of his book sequels are “L’abbazia dei cento peccati”, “L’abbazia dei cento delitti” and “L’abbazia dei cento inganni”. I read all of them of course. They are crime … Continue reading

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The Basilica of San Petronio of Bologna

Bologna is one of the most livable cities in Italy, a city of universities, very international and it has the nearest airport from where I live when I am in Italy. Here friends arrive when they come over visiting me. … Continue reading

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Sansepolcro – Unknown History

San Sepolcro or Sansepolcro is a little town near to Florence, Città di Castello and Urbino. It is situated in Tuscany but at the borders to Umbria, Marche and Emilia-Romagna. I was in this place many times befor but mostly … Continue reading

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Summer Jamboree Senigallia – At the Biggest Rock ‘n Roll Festival in the World

I love the music of the fifties and sixties, love the dresses and the cars… and I knew about the Summer Jamboree Festival in Senigallia. But I thought not to do it in time as I had friends over just … Continue reading

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