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Urban hiking - The castle of Spilamberto.

16 Oct 2021 1 minute read 2 comments lemming

I have introduced the town of Spilamberto here but when I wrote that post I couldn't show the castle and its park as it was closed. Let's get...

Private Plane Crash in Milan, Italy, Kills 8

3 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

A small private plane with service from the Milan Linate Airport to the Olbia Airport on the Italian island of Sardinia lost contact with air traffic control just minutes after taking off about about 13:00 local time, crashing into a vacant two-store...

The story of one bag

2 Oct 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Aaronaa

One day I went to an antiques shop. I like to go there, because you can often buy something really special for little money. Such a unique thing was a purse made of tiny beads. I asked about the price and the seller replied that it costs PLN 4 (then...

Uraban Hiking -Igea Marina (Part 3) - The sea

19 Sep 2021 1 minute read 3 comments lemming

I have written on the tourist town of Igea Marina here and here

Uraban Hiking -Igea Marina (Part 2) - The streets

11 Sep 2021 1 minute read 2 comments lemming

I have introduced the tourist town of Igea Marina here Even if it is a town focalized on tourism on the sea there is (as always) som...


9 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Julius Yls

SASI DI MATERAITALY This mind-blowing village has been inhabited by cave dwellers since the Paleolithic time, and even there is an evidence that people were living here as early as 7000 BC!. According to the English Fodor's guide: "Matera is the onl...

Uraban Hiking -Igea Marina - The beach

3 Sep 2021 1 minute read 4 comments lemming

Recently, I have got a one-day holiday at the sea. We chose the town of Igea Marina that is located around 10 km northward from the well-known city of Rimini on the Adriatic Sea. There is a long avenue that border the beach (on the right in the imag...


19 Aug 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Julius Yls

  CIVITA DI BAGNOREGIO ITALY   Founded two and half millennia ago by the Etruscans, this beautifully strange village is located on the top of an eroded hill. Civita is also known as "the dying village" due to progressive erosion that can cause the v...

Countryside/River hiking - Walking on the "Ciclabile del Sole" (The bikeway of the Sun)

13 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments lemming

Some weeks ago I had to do a survey near the small town of Camposanto and I took the opportunity to walk a little for a mix od countryside, river and urban hiking. First of all, I left my car and climbed the embankment of the River Panaro. The bikew...

Countryside hiking - Walking in the bales field

11 Aug 2021 1 minute read 6 comments lemming

I have always been fascinated by fields with bales. They remember me a sort of prehistoric temple ... ... as they were menhir left by someone in a specif order. And when the day is very hot (more than boiling) they can give a little shelter in the...