It was November 18, 1917. That day there was a violent storm on the Adriatic coast. The villagers from the fishing village of Marotta were shocked to see how the warship of the Italian navy Capellini lost the battle against the harsh conditions: the ship eventually turned over in Falconara and only 4 crew members..
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..
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..
Creative cities has been an important concept that I studied for a long time at the university. I remember it was quite difficult to understand what it implied, yet was it rewarding when I discovered that among the UNESCO Creative City there was also Fabriano. From June, 10th to June, 15th Fabriano will host the..
Jesi has always been the reference town during my young age. It is the centre for schools, shopping, history, night life and much more. With its 40.000 inhabitants, Jesi is one of the main towns in the area of Ancona, and with its famous “Palio di San Floriano”, it becomes more central than ever. According..
Back in the old days, at the end of April the farmers had quite a big job in preparing the brigattiera, the place in which the silkworms were producing their silk. The job consisted in setting up two or three rows of poles, which with their arms supported the sturòli (kind of long mats made..