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... the operation. They left Holland about three years ago to get away from city life and get closer to nature. They decided to grow saffron because they didn't need multiple acres of land to do so. Joining them to help with the harvest are Anne's parents, Joke (Yoka) and Jerold (Herold).
The rest of the team are here from all over the world, Australia, Germany, the UK, assorted locations in the US, Holland and Ireland. As people leave new people arrive, it's like ...
... were disappointed that the service had no music at all. Still quite interesting.
The regional food fair was interesting too. Lots of cheese, meats, candies, and canned vegetables We found the Giant Olive booth to be funny as they were deep frying the giant olives stuffed with tuna in there.
Traveling to Sulmona tomorrow.
Rich & Kara
... by tacky spray paint.
Tomorrow there is a festival in town.....just for fruits and vegetables....and local specialties. Speaking of local specialties, there is one here that we tried last night.....deep fried olives with meat stuffed inside. (Very big green olives)...Interesting taste.
Just a side note about cars....every 4th car on the road is a Fiat! old and new ones. I love it ...
... week Andrew and Elin (from Chicago) left to travel some more in Italy and the UK. Then they are headed back to the Midwest for the Holidays and the rest of their lives. Gracie and Libby from Ireland left this week for further travels in Italy. Georgia is on her way to Berlin and the UK, and then back home to Australia in a week or so. In just a few short day we have all become fast friends. Much joy and laughs are shared. This is what the United Nations should be ...
... are a fury of activity with over 15 people around the table. At one end of the table most of the people are speaking Dutch. At the other end, English is being spoken with a variety of accents. Mealtimes are a hoot. The sound is a jumble of words, laughs, slang in 6 languages and the like. You don't have to understand everything, just go with the flow. It's ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet