Blog archives for November, 2013

Archive for November, 2013


Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

Another stay with a Servas host. One nice thing is that these hosts tend to live in places not well known. Giulianova is a relatively small city of 28,000 residents in Abruzzo on the Adriatic coast. There is the old town on the hill and a short drive down to the lido area (area near […]

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Ascoli Piceno

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard of Ascoli Piceno. “What? Is that some kind of fish?” Well, no, it’s a beautiful city in the Marche. I had heard the name only as a type of Italian wine. Like all cities of any size it has a title; in this case “city of art”. Probably […]

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Macerata (more lessons learned)

Friday, November 1st, 2013

I had time on my hands after leaving the BnB at Rosora I so I decided to go to Macerata. I thought that I had been there about 20 years ago but I certainly didn’t recognize anything. It’s a much larger city than I remembered. Like most Italian cities there is a centro storico (historic […]

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