Retracing Wandering Italia: Unforgettable Sunrise at Rocca Calascio

Retracing Wandering Italia: Unforgettable Sunrise at Rocca Calascio The seventh stage, from Rocca Calascio to Campo Imperatore, must inevitably be divided into two parts because, if on the one hand the actual trekking was, yes, demanding but absolutely rewarding, the dawn in Rocca Calascio was not certainly less. The first lights of the day filter … More Retracing Wandering Italia: Unforgettable Sunrise at Rocca Calascio

Retracing Wandering Italia: Simply… Rocca Calascio

Retracing Wandering Italia: Simply… Rocca Calascio The setbacks of the previous days led me to a short stage, from Ofena to Rocca Calascio, to go and crown the first absolute dream of this adventure: enjoy the sunset and sunrise from one of the most beautiful and legendary castles, Rocca Calascio. A greeting to Ofena’s friends, … More Retracing Wandering Italia: Simply… Rocca Calascio

Retracing Wandering Italia: finally the Grand Italian Trail

Retracing Wandering Italia: finally the Grand Italian Trail Leaving Popoli with my breath in my throat, taking a wrong turn and getting lost and then having to retrace my steps, a map that does not help to understand the right direction. And then, the irrepressible joy of finally seeing the first sign of the Sentiero … More Retracing Wandering Italia: finally the Grand Italian Trail

Retracing Wandering Italia: from Ortona to Popoli, to discover a different journey

Retracing Wandering Italia: from Ortona to Popoli, to discover a different journey When I thought of embarking on this adventure, perhaps transported by the images and meaning of Into The Wild, I thought mainly of the wild, of encounters with wildlife, and being alone in boundless places. But, already after a few days, I found … More Retracing Wandering Italia: from Ortona to Popoli, to discover a different journey

Retracing Wandering Italia: Ortona offers wonders again

Retracing Wandering Italia: Ortona offers wonders again If the night before the sky had given a show, the morning reply was, perhaps, even better and completely repaid the waking up before dawn: silence, absolute peace, the sky that colours and burns and then the first ray of sun that comes to warm me too, are … More Retracing Wandering Italia: Ortona offers wonders again

Migliarino di palude / Common reed bunting

Migliarino di palude / Common reed bunting Ecco un altro passeriforme, il Migliarino di palude (Emberiza schoeniclus) in questo caso un esemplare maschio in quanto presenta il caratteristico cappuccio nero con collarino bianco che caratterizza ed evidenzia il dimorfismo sessuale di questa specie. Here is another passerine, the common reed bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus). In this … More Migliarino di palude / Common reed bunting

Retracing Wandering Italia: Games of Light in Ortona dei Marsi

Retracing Wandering Italia: Games of Light in Ortona dei Marsi That evening the sky gave a fantastic show, between black clouds and a sun that did not give up and came back to shine even stronger. Yet it was not those games of light that occupied my thoughts, but the silence and solitude that I … More Retracing Wandering Italia: Games of Light in Ortona dei Marsi

Four years of Wandering Italia: let’s retrace the journey with photos

Four years of Wandering Italia: let’s retrace the journey with photos Four years ago, I began my most incredible adventure, Wandering Italia, with so many doubts, unanswered questions and, above all, twenty-five kilos on my shoulders, of which ten only of photographic equipment. The photos were an integral part of the trip. After four difficult … More Four years of Wandering Italia: let’s retrace the journey with photos