Archive for July, 2010

Il Pellegrinaggio Posted by on Jul 7, 2010

Last Saturday, the 3rd of July, we joined in a small pellegrinaggio (pilgrimage) to a newly restored Madonnina (shrine to the Madonna) which was due to receive the blessing of the local priest. The pilgrimage was organized by some locals from our village, and was meant to start at 9:00 o’clock in the morning, but…

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Gol! Posted by on Jul 4, 2010

I must admit I’m not a big football fan. However, there is something special about Il Mondiale (The World Cup), and as we don’t have a televisione we usually go round to my parents’ apartment to watch the more interesting partite (matches) with my dad, who is an enthusiastic ‘couch footballer’. After  a grueling primo tempo (first…

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