Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Maremma sheep dogs–mere yards away from our tent– had been barking since 4am. A couple of hours later, my 16 year-old daughter and I crept out of our tent in the darkness, seeking warmth in the agriturismo farmhouse where the majority of our group was sleeping inside. Nunzio, the jovial bearded man responsible for […]

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Day 2 of the Transumanza, the age-old tradition of leading animals on an annual migration to higher mountain pastures in the Apennines Mountains of Abruzzo, in central Italy. My 16 year old daughter and I had joined a group of mostly Italian people, and some Maltese, who had collectively joined a 3 day transumanza adventure […]

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