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Catanzaro … We found you!…

Part Two… In the last post, you will remember we got off the train in what we thought was Catanzaro.  However, we were in the middle of nowhere, with no public transport, no people and no taxis in sight.  We sent a message to the owner of our accommodation, Salvatore, explaining what idiots we had […]

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Eating Up Italy by Matthew Fort – Book Review

In the current situation, we can’t travel around Italy. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t read about it. I’ve just finished reading Eating Up Italy by Matthew Fort. It has certainly given us more ideas of where to visit once everything back to as normal as it gets in Italy!

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Reggio Di Calabria – The City Of Contrasts …

The city of Reggio (also called Reggio di Calabria or Reggio Calabria) is the main city of the province of the same name. It is also the closest main city to us, 30 minutes by train or car. This is the third post of the lesser known places to visit after our post on Perugia,

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Pentedattilo

PENTEDATTILO: A Ghost Town in Calabria…

The forgotten town of Pentedattilo in Calabria. Otherworldly screams? Laments from the afterlife? The bloody hand of the devil? The poor town of Pentedattilo on the edge of the Aspromonte Mountains in the southern tip of Calabria has seen it all. Earthquakes and precarious shifting of soil lent the final blow. But this cluster of

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