If Napoleon is to Ajaccio, Frederick II is to…? Would you ever imagine that the answer is Jesi, in my beautiful region? I wouldn’t. Indeed, it was only when I started going to high school in Jesi, and chanced accidentally upon his statue, that I realized that the magnificent Stupor Mundi was born in Jesi..
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So far we only talked about food or agricultural tradition, but not mentioned that from food, grain in particular, not only pasta can be made. Today we talk about the famous “hat-art” production in Montappone, in the area of Fermo. Hats in Montappone are a synonym of long tradition and enthusiastic people, such as the..
As you may have noticed so far, Frasassi Caves’ area has lot to offer. In 2007 they made an incredible discovery in the Grotta of Frasassi (not to be confused with the caves): A 8 cm prehistoric fertility statue, at least 20,000 years old and rare for Italy. This finding was also given a name:..
I believe that some places owns a special magic atmosphere. In Le Marche, in particular, I think that the area around Frasassi Caves is a sterling example of magic. You experience the vivid green of the surrounding mountains, the deep Caves and..fossils of maritime reptiles. Entering the Frasassi Caves, you get a ticket that..
Spring is definitely my favourite time of the year! Not only because blossoming trees are colouring with pink, yellow, pearl white and light blue our beautiful marchigian hills, but also because with good weather conditions, the sightseeing season is finally open! In Italy, the first weekend of Spring is usually dedicated to the interesting event..
Cupra Montana – Verdicchio Capital. Home to the white wine Verdicchio, Cupramontana has what it takes to make you feel comfortable while sampling wine and local dishes. Since it’s my hometown, it was challenging to have the tourist’s gaze and try not to be too obvious. To make things clear from the beginning, I am..