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Trip to Calabria and Sicily: Serra San Bruno









Out of Tropea, you can either take the provincial road SP17 or state road SS522 along the coast, to arrive at Vibo Valentia from where you can then start to climb towards the Serre either north-east towards Sant’Onofrio and Simbario or south-east through Soriano Calabro. Regardless of which road you decide to take, the Serre of Calabria will be your endpoint. This a vast mountain area that extends along the Calabrian Apennines starting from the Sila in the North and ending in the Limina, the gate to the Aspromonte mountains at an elevation of 2000 metres.

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World Saving Solutions from Unexpected Sources. The answers are local.

It is inconceivable that many, whether by choice, lack of interest or unawareness, continue to ignore the environmental and climatic changes that are taking place. Since the late sixties, scientists and environmental groups have been sounding the alarm: we are on an irrevocable collision course with disastrous agents of change fuelled by consumerism, greed and a relentless onslaught of technology. (more…)

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Settembre in Calabria e Sicilia – Pizzo Calabro

La cittadina di Pizzo Calabro è stata la prima meta del nostro itinerario. Il suo nome deriva dalla forma a pizzo di un becco d’uccello, del promontorio su cui si affaccia e che emerge dalla spettacolare Costa degli Dei. L’attuale località fu probabilmente parte di un’antica colonia greca; della quale oggi non rimane evidenza concreta. Di certo è che nel tredicesimo secolo nei pressi di quest’antico villaggio di pescatori, dei monaci Basiliani vi fondarono una comunità. (more…)