Sometimes you are on your way to a destination where you unexpectedly discover a gem which is worthwhile to be examined. On the way to the Eremo of San Cataldo in Esanatoglia (see earlier), we found the castle village il Castello di Collamato high on a hill. At the entrance gate, a beautiful sign welcomed..
Manchester is to the textile manufacture as Cabernardi is to the sulphur mine (only a matter of different fame all over the world). 😉 Are we exaggerating it a bit? Not at all, take a look at what we discovered. Cabernardi is one of the biggest hamlets in the surrounding of Sassoferrato. During our visit..
I am often told that it is impressing how I get along well easily with children, especially when I involve them in creative activities. What I reply is that there is only one way to enter a child’s world, and that is to remember how it was when we were children ourselves. Sometimes it can..
Another tragic love story! But it is a sooo beautiful and romantic trip to the scene: The “Grotta degli Amanti”, in English “the cave of lovers”, is not only suitable for Valentine’s Day, it is also a very pleasant walk for the summer. Why so? Because the circular route starts from the picturesque town of..
Some time ago, we started to introduce 2 of the 9 “Castles” of Arcevia, Caudino and Nidastore. Since Christmas season has already started, we would like to talk about another of these “castles”: Castiglioni. This hamlet gives, indeed, its best with “Presepe dei Presepi” festivals; a display of nativity scenes all around the old village…
Thirty years ago, the grave of a rich Picen lady was discovered in Sirolo, possibly a princess or queen of this people: the excavated objects must have been of inestimable value at that time: a coach with seats for two, many jewels of glass beads, shells, and bronze glasses and a whole harness. The woman..