Trabocchi Coast and “Christ of the Deep”

“I must down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide
Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied;
And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying,
And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.”
~John Masefield, Sea Fever: Selected Poems

Christ of the Deep – Trabocchi Coast, Vallevò (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Trabocchi Coast | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone

Trabocchi are a familiar feature all along the Adriatic coast, especially in the area from Ortona to San Salvo. Appetibilis asked architect and art history connoisseur Emiliano Fioriti for a brief historical outline of the trabocco as an architectural feature… Read more: Trabocchi part 3 :: Christ of the Deep – Vallevò (Chieti) on Appetibilis | Saperi e Sapori del Territorio

Trabocchi Coast | photo: ©Lonza65

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