Arabona B&B

Address: Via Arabona, 46, Sulmona, Abruzzo, 67039, Italy | B&B
 
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This B&B, located on Via Arabona, 46, Sulmona, is near Pacentro, Maiella Mountain, and Bosco Sant'Antonio.
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    Travel Blogs from Sulmona

    Final day with Living Italy

    A travel blog entry by jennycdec2014 on Jun 26, 2015

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    ... still active. Neil rang a bell and spoke in Italian to a nun who opened the door to the abbey before scuttling off without saying anything. It could be a silent order. She did give us a wave however. There are some lovely frescoes but most interesting was a very old style simple coffin. There was also a statue that I thought was Jesus showing some leg. Turns out it was a saint showing his bloody scars of martyrdom or the plague.

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    Hilltop villages

    A travel blog entry by jennycdec2014 on Jun 25, 2015

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    Woken at 7am by the church bells right outside our window. I was a bit worried when I saw them yesterday but I was assured that they ring for the last time at 10pm and for the first time at 7am. That was true, thank heavens. Breakfast was good then on the road by 9.15. We travelled to a quite large hilltop town called Scanno through some most beautiful scenery of scattered hilltop villages, rocky outcrops and tall mountains and ...

    Talk about a Long Lunch

    A travel blog entry by jennycdec2014 on Jun 24, 2015

    1 comment, 4 photos

    ... then did washing and had a break before meeting the group at 7pm for passeggiata - an Italian tradition - an evening stroll before dinner. Not going anywhere. Just strolling. Neil told us of an Easter tradition in Sulmona of the Running Madonna. They take a huge statue of the Madonna from one church to another. The next morning, a dozen men walk out carrying the statue to a solemn drum beat which gradually gets ...

    Small towns and mountains

    A travel blog entry by jennycdec2014 on Jun 23, 2015

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... and Mt Etna, Gran Sasso, to visit the hotel where Mussolini was taken and lived for two weeks before the Germans rescued him.


    He was installed as the puppet head for Hitler of the Republic of Salo' north of Italy in 1943. At the end of the war, he tried to walk out amongst the retreating German soldiers but he was recognised by his big chin, captured by the Partisans and shot within a five minute period. His body was later displayed ...

    Sad to leave Sorrento

    A travel blog entry by jennycdec2014 on Jun 22, 2015

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    ... built in the early 13th century. It housed both monks and soldiers. It was part of 800 or so such monasteries spread across Europe. They traded between each other in local produce and first proposed the idea of a united Europe. They moved on to become a sort of banking system offering credit. There is a bit of snow on the distant mountains and a small glacier on a very far one. I spent some time catching up on blog and chatting with some of ...