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The only road to Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy (scanned photo of me in 2001)
Posted by girasoli on September 20, 2008 7:00 AM
Nice! I love Soave the wine and like getting to see what the area looks like. And even though it's not a close-up, I can tell you're happy in the second photo! Have a great weekend.
September 20, 2008 7:41 AM
September 20, 2008 07:41
Very cool photo. It is so green there! I have some great shots of the Kilauea flows and almost posted one for this hunt!
September 20, 2008 7:54 AM
September 20, 2008 07:54
Too Cool! Great photos!!
Tammy Winstead |
September 20, 2008 8:08 AM
September 20, 2008 08:08
This why I love to stay in Italy.... Perfect one for today's theme... Happy weekend! Mine's up too hope you can drop by...
Pretty Life Online |
September 20, 2008 9:45 AM
September 20, 2008 09:45
awesome place! I would love to go there someday...
here's mine - http://www.joarduo.com/2008/09/photo-hunt-road.html
September 20, 2008 9:52 AM
September 20, 2008 09:52
Neat shot - one of these days I'll have to get to Civita . . . .
September 20, 2008 9:59 AM
September 20, 2008 09:59
That first road looks curvy like the one I shared, excpet you can see more of it.
September 20, 2008 12:21 PM
September 20, 2008 12:21
WOW! Great shots! I love all of them...but probably like the first image the best. A winding road of life....
Thanks for sharing. Mine is up too!
September 20, 2008 12:34 PM
September 20, 2008 12:34
the terraces on the sides of the slope reminds me of my treks in asia. I love the country!
September 20, 2008 12:52 PM
September 20, 2008 12:52
Che bella! :)
September 20, 2008 1:55 PM
September 20, 2008 13:55
Great road shots... I love them both!
I was expecting Hawaiian roads... with some turtles, nene, or those little rodents crossing... Road to Hana?
September 20, 2008 2:04 PM
September 20, 2008 14:04
Those are both wonderful shots. I love the terraced planting in the first one and that's a fabulous shot of you on the bridge.
September 21, 2008 2:35 AM
September 21, 2008 02:35
Hi Girasoli, great theme photos! Cool photo of you in that second one on the road to Civita di Bagnoregio. I also enjoyed the first one winding through . . . beautiful!
Great selection! Have a great Sunday!
Kathy (Trekcapri) |
September 21, 2008 6:58 AM
September 21, 2008 06:58
Love both photos!
I had to look up both places on the map since I didn't know its exact location. Soave is so close to Verona, where I spent a week in '02. When were you there?
Civita sounds like a lovely hill town. Will have to put it on the list. I love seeing scanned photos of pre-digital travels.
About the castle, I didn't want to put this information on the post because my Sicilian family is quite reserved, but my cousin lives in the castle. For more than half a century her husband's family worked for the owners (always referred to as "il principe and la principessa"). My cousin is a widow now and she and her son run the farm and have a small store at the entrance of the road where they sell their produce. I stay with them when I'm in Palermo, so I sleep in the castle. The ground floor is the only part that's habitable, the rest is closed-up. Next time you make it down to Sicily I can take you to visit a castle "in rovina" (in ruins).
María I. |
September 21, 2008 7:37 AM
September 21, 2008 07:37
Annie, I thought it was pretty cool to see the vineyards where the Soave wine comes from. We also drove by the factory.
Lucy, that would have been a great idea to use the Kilauea lava flows for the road theme.
Tammy, thanks for stopping by!!
Pretty Life, as you can probably see, I am partial to Italy also.
Jo, I hope you get there one day.
Jerry, I think you would love Civita. It is a tiny village with amazing views.
Yummy, I loved your road also.
Enigma, thanks for stopping by! Ahh yes, the winding road of life...
saint2, I didn't think of that til you mentioned it. Now that I think if it, I have seen photos in Asia with similar terraces.
Eden, yesterday morning when heading out to do some errands, I found a dead rodent next to my car! It was either a huge mouse or a small rat - the tail was missing so I wasn't sure which one it was. I decided against a photo though. I have only done the road to Hana once many years ago before the digital age. I was too busy getting car sick to take photos that day.
Carver, thanks! Glad you liked them.
Kathy, I don't usually like my photo being taken and am not too excited about my toothpick legs in this photo, but it does bring back wonderful memories!
María, I was there in June, 2006. Katia and Guido took me there. It is a pretty neat little town with a castle that you can tour. This photo was one of the views from the top. I had an amazing gelato while there. One of the best I think I have ever had! Civita is also very cool. It is very tiny with only a few residents still living there. I had a great time wandering around and the views as I mentioned earlier are amazing!
Thanks for the info on the castle. Wow, you get to sleep there? That would be cool if one day we could meet up in Sicily. I have only been there once back in 2002 for two weeks and would love to return one day.
September 21, 2008 9:09 AM
September 21, 2008 09:09
September 21, 2008 9:13 AM
September 21, 2008 09:13
G: Touche! I laughed when I saw your entry - Civita - of course -- the one and only road for entry....and here I was thinking I'd see Hana . Thanks for the Sunday afternoon chuckle:-)M
September 21, 2008 9:50 AM
September 21, 2008 09:50
Mar, thanks for stopping by! Glad you liked the photos.
menehune, no road to Hana for me. The problem with me getting photos of roads in Hawaii is that I am usually driving. And when I am not, the traffic is too crazy to stand in the middle of the road to take a photo.
September 21, 2008 6:56 PM
September 21, 2008 18:56
Love the second photo - one of these days I need to get there!
September 22, 2008 2:43 AM
September 22, 2008 02:43
Fabulous photos, and you look wonderful, Girasoli.
What a great keepsake!
September 22, 2008 10:25 AM
September 22, 2008 10:25
Kim, it is a very cool place to visit :-)
Sandra, thanks! Wow, catching up on blogs while in Italy. I am impressed!
September 22, 2008 2:38 PM
September 22, 2008 14:38
Love the photo of Civita - that town has been on my list ever since I first read of it a couple years ago. But not sure it's very reachable by public transportation so alas, it's been out of my reach so far - hoping to get Dave over there one of these years so we can rent a car and just tool around aimlessly.
September 24, 2008 3:49 AM
September 24, 2008 03:49
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