From the man who brought us Postcard from Loreto Aprutino here is another video, this time showcasing Rocca Calascio.
The video has been around for a year, uploaded to Youtube on 18 Jan 2012.
If you’re in Abruzzo, and you have the chance to visit Rocca Calascio, don’t think about it, just do it.
This isn’t the post I planned to write.
This post was born out of slowly greeting the day, reading The Irish Times, eating a fruit scone and drinking coffee in my local café.
The article I read in the paper that changed my plan described 100 Great Breaks Away divided in to ten themes.
When I think of castles in Abruzzo I’m naturally drawn to old ruined structures that sit majestically on a hill and dominate the landscape. I think of watchtowers and fortifications, of battles won and lost and of knights on horseback defending the territory with skill and determination.
These are the thoughts I associate with Rocca [...]