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The Green Gold of the Agro Pontino

The Green Gold of the Agro Pontino

We are in Sonnino, in the province of Latina (southern Lazio), an ancient medieval village that stands on top of a hill, the extreme offshoot of Mount Ceraso. A magical land, rich in legends and myths, traditions and propitiatory rituals. It is said that Sonnino was a land of bandits and an enigmatic past that reappears in the form […]

The oil from the Blufi spring between science and legend

The oil from the Blufi spring between science and legend

Italy, Sicily – Blufi, a town in the province of Palermo, is the site of the sanctuary of the Madonna dell’olio, which dates back to the Middle Ages. The church was then rebuilt in 1762, as we read in a manuscript of 1882, at the behest of the clergyman Don Francesco Ferrara. Most probably its […]

Open mills and timeless beauty

Open mills and timeless beauty

Italy – After the Roveto Valley, also in the province of L’Aquila, it is up to Navelli and the municipalities of the Tirino Valley, Capestrano, Ofena and Carapelle Calvisio to celebrate the green gold with the initiative Frantoi Aperti which will be held on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 November. To open its doors, from […]