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

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Venea, a family story of wine and “spirito abruzzese”

The English Idiom “good things come in small packages” translates the Italian “nella botte piccola c’è il vino buono” (small casks carry top-quality wine). If this holds true for “things” in general, it should be truer for wineries…
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Two Wheels Travel Notes :: Trabocchi Coast on Bicycle

First published on APPETIBILIS.net :: “For the time being, let’s enjoy some scenic ride from the main road and from some detours like the Riserva di Punta Aderci…”

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§01dd 116_trabocchi2Trabocchi Coast on two wheels :: “…However its vulnerability is its strength: the large fishing device represents…” ~ Dacia Maraini | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone

One of the most relevant projects regarding tourism on two wheels is the Ciclovia Adriatica or Corridoio Verde Adriatico (Adriatic Bike Route), a 1,300 km bike track from Trieste to Santa Maria di Leuca. Some sections are alredy being used by cyclists, especially the ones in coast towns, and longer segments will – hopefully – be achieved in the near future on the Trabocchi coast, from Ortona to San Salvo.

!01ld DSCN1812_Punta-Aderci_Collage Appetibilis sport contributors cycling around Punta Aderci on a spring day| photo: ©Lonza65 and ©GiuseppeMarone

For the time being, let’s enjoy some scenic ride from the main road and from some detours like the Riserva di Punta Aderci. From June to September, don’t miss the chance to stop by a trabocco and have a fish lunch on…

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