Enjoying Fontecchio! October 25th 2013 Has been aa few days since last entry. Since then we have been south to tge southern tip of Italy, back to Naples and niw in Fontecchio, a small hilltop village near L'Aquila,with our friends. Great day yesterday visiting historic sites under restoration from the earthquake in 2009. Fascinating work following huge devistation. Hope I can get some pictures attached. Anazing meal last night. Bir ... read more
Europe » Italy » Abruzzo » L'Aquila Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
David is a retired analytical chemist who now, at age 65, has time to travel. He is trying to better understand why "things are the way they are" in a social and political context. The developing areas of the world are of particular interest and has plans to travel anywhere and everywhere.
Barbara is a semi-retired dietitian who hasn't completely given up the life of work, but is also excited to travel and see and learn. She is particularly interested in the food experiences of other cultures. ... full info