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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As we mentioned in our previous post about Podisti, Saturday is the hiking-day in Cupra Montana! And yesterday it was the turn of Valle Scappuccia, a beautiful valley south of Arcevia. It is an affordable hiking trail all year long, unless it had been raining considerably. It goes without saying, that in Spring and Summer..
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:..
We are all looking for recommendations when we travel. Either to experience the sense of local, or to avoid cons. Searching for the famous flags we talked about in our previous post can be a solution for that. This does not only apply to foreign tourists, but to local ones, too. And that is what..
4 friends, 4 pairs of walking shoes and a Saturday morning in December 2008, that’s how the story of the walking group started in Cupramontana. To this day they would travel nearly 5000 kilometers in and around the area of this Marchigian city. The tam tam worked efficiently and soon the group of friends grew. Who..