Abruzzi

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John Phillips was only looking for a villa. That he wound up with a village says something about the scale of his enthusiasms, his impetuous streak, and the curious state of the Italian countryside at the beginning of the 21st century. But really,...
In their new book For the Love of Italy: Rural Pleasures and Hotel Estates (Clarkson Potter; $60), Marella Caracciolo and Oberto Gili travel from the tip of northern Italy to the southern Salento region to the island of Sicily in search of authent...
On Monday, April 6, 2009, an earthquake reported at magnitude 6.3 occurred with an epicenter near L'Aquila, Abruzzo. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people and aid workers throughout Italy. Travelers planning to visit Abruzzo are advised ...
A musky scent of plowed earth, fallen leaves, And early morning mist overwhelms me as I hunker down to pluck a purplish crocus that bloomed overnight. I'm in a well-tended field of the Navelli high plain in Abruzzi, under a gleaming October sun. ...