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Guido, the Religious Man

[ Apr.2018 ] When we were walking in Corso Ovidio street in Sulmona, a town in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy, we saw some pans for making waffles in a shop window. Waffles are…

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Medieval Aqueduct and Easter Procession

[ Apr.2018 ] I continue talking about our visit to Sulmona in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy. We walked up the main street, called Corso Ovidio, from the southern end and found a huge…

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To Sulmona

[ Apr.2018 ] We visited Sulmona in Abruzzo in the middle part of Italy. This time, a guide called Guido, who was introduced to us by friends, showed us around. This town is situated inland…

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Two Nicolas

[ Nov.2017 ] In Guardiagrele in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy, there were two historically famous Nicolas. One is Nicola da Guardiagrele who was a goldsmith and a sculptor. His surname means ‘from Guardiagrele’,…

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Santa Maria Maggiore in Guardiagrele

[ Nov.2017 ] In Guardiagrele in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy, our friend had arranged to meet a local historian called Lucio and he guided us. Because he is a real specialist, he knows…

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A big torch festival in a small village

[ Nov.2017 ] On the next day we visited a small village called Fara Filiorum Petri which was about 30 minutes drive to the south inland from the seaside Pescara where we stayed in Abruzzo…

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The special room in the cathedral

[ Nov.2017 ] The Cathedral in Chieti, the town in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy, stands magnificently in the Piazza San Giustino. It was originally built in the 9th century and then rebuilt in…

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Visiting churches in Chieti

[ Nov.2017 ] We visited not only ancient ruins, but also some churches built more recently in Chieti in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy. The first one was the Church of Holy Trinity built…

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Archaeological museums in Chieti

[ Nov.2017 ] When we were in Chieti in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy, our friends arranged to have a guide and an interpreter. We went to the Archaeological Museum located in a lovely…

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