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Isole Tremiti

July 26, 2011

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The Tremiti Islands are a group of four islands, two of which have residents. There is a population of about 400 people, though most are on the main island of San Domino. The islands have been inhabited since ancient times, including by the Romans and Greeks. In the 11th Century, the Benedictines built the Abbey […]

Milan, Italy

July 7, 2010

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I spent a weekend in Milan before proceeding to the west of Italy near the border with France. Milan did not charm me as it does many other people. Generally, I found it to be very warm and it lacked the old world European charm that really draws me to this continent. Even in the […]