Alba Fucens

In ancient Roman times, people needed to relax sometimes as well. Escape the hectic everyday life of Rome. They needed like a holiday park. And they built one, well… several actually. But one of them is Alba Fucens. Avezzano (about 100kms East of Rome) used to be based at the edge of a big mountain lake. … Continue reading Alba Fucens

Alta Murgia

The (Alta) Murgia is a national park. It is an area with hills between Altamura and Corato/Andria. I happened to cycle through it on my way from Altamura to Corato. The main sight is Castel del Monte, maybe better known as the castle on the 1-cent-coin of Italy. It is a weird, weird castle, but … Continue reading Alta Murgia