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... and were treated not only like family but royalty. We ate, we drank, we laughed, we learned some Italian and taught some English...and we didn't ever want to leave.
Penne is in the Abruzzo region of Central Italy and is a small, quaint town with storied history dating back to around 300 BC. We were bless to have the niece of Antonio, Ertilia "Erti" take us around the town by foot. She speaks great English so we ...
... Debbie and me with cautious excitement; what a look that would be! After the walk through he then took us into nearby Torre de' Passeri to take care of the final detail: tranferring our electricity into our name. Once this was complete we would have all of the utilities in our name and would complete the process of taking possession.
As usual, Giulio was accompanied by his long-suffering wife, Adriana. Debbie complimented Giulio on what a lovely lady she is and ...
... his son comes by his young looks honestly). He is constanly on the go, and I get the feeling sometimes that he repels the encroachments that comes with age as much as possible. He clearly enjoys working with people and is as fascinated by them as he is fascinating. As we sipped our coffee he asked many intriguing questions about the perceptions of Italians in America these days and our thoughts on Abruzzo. Both he and his wife brightened enthusiastically when ...
... two women explaining the process sweetly to her in Italian, clarifying that you had a limited amount of time in which to get through the second door. Debbie seems to think that they also were a little entertained by watching my poor wife's low altitude acrobatics in clearing the bottom of that second door. I have to shamefully say I don't blame them: I would have given anything to witness the comical display myself! Our next stop was La Palma B&B to pay a visit to Silvana, ...
... We headed along the narrow road, winding ever upward into the hills. I remembered the route well but was still enthralled by the sheer beauty at every turn. We stopped from time to time to take pictures through tiny towns with names such as Pescosansonesco, Corvara, and Forca di Penne. I had forgotten at one point that the view was so sweeping that you could see all the way into Pescara and out over the Adriatic some 20 miles away! We headed far up into the ...
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