Dear Reader, Italians are masters of many noble inventions and deeds, most of them taken from unnoticed customs in other countries where they did not receive much attention evidently. Truth to be told, we did not invent pizza, pasta, coffee but we certainly invented the way the rest […]
Dear Reader, Let’s pick up from where we left off, right at the entrance of Mussolini’s Bunker in Soratte, a 14 km long nest of tunnels and secret chambers. This is the view of Soratte as we were arriving. From afar you can appreciate the abandoned military stations […]
Dear Reader, It was the year 1937 when Benito Mussolini decided to start the construction of a bunker which is unique in his kind. He probably got the idea from Adolf Hitler as he was coming back from a visit to the Fuhrer around those months. In fact, […]
Dear Reader, there are those things that arouse my curiosity and push me to find answers to the most unusual questions, such as: how thick is an ancient Roman or Greek column? This came after I was face to face with a dissected Greek column in Selinunte, Sicily. […]
Dear Reader, Today’s daily capture is a very Italian wedding celebrated on the top of Taormina overlooking the Etna volcano. Could you ask for a more romantic setting?
Dear Reader, Stanito continues her pursuit of hidden gems of Italy that will take you to strange places… Did you know that in Italy you still find towns where only a dozen people live? And did you know that there is a town that is slowly breaking town? […]
Dear Reader, I have seen the smallest volcanoes I could ever imagine. Yes. They are tiny and you can find them in Sicily. It all happened one hot summer… We were driving through Sicily, the best part of Italy for the record, following a very basic travel map […]
Dear Reader, Happy belated New Year 🙂 Stanito staff is back home in Mexico after a European adventure tail: Italy, Czech Republic and surroundings. Some quick photos have been uploaded on the road but now is time to dig in the deep stories of the places we have […]
Dear Reader, yes, the biggest tree in the world is not the one in Washington DC White House’s President Park but… in Gubbio, Umbria! That’s right, Italians hold the record for the biggest Christmas tree which is drawn on the side of Mount Ingino since the year 1981. […]
Dear Reader, this is just one photo of this wonderful creation: the biggest Christmas tree in the world is in Gubbio, Umbria, Italy! Stay tuned for the entire story on my next post 🙂 !