stroncone - travel || vancouver destination photographer

max and cristiana were gracious enough to let me stay at their place for two days before the tour. we have had a wonderful time chatting, eating, walking, laughing, drinking, eating, discussing, more eating…you get the picture.. :)

they live in a village just outside of TERNI (a more major city in umbria here) in a village called STRONCONE. the centre of the village municipality is in a walled village. a walled village that is hundreds of years old. 

here is casa di brunnelli:

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stroncone..it is breath-taking. i said to max, “i bet i could come in here everyday and still shoot photos”. it’s just so awesome.

and today was a GORGEOUS sunny autumn day…*happy sigh* it was wonderful.

the second time i was in the walled city, was this afternoon with max..this morning i went with cristiana.

this afternoon, max and i wandered there by foot…

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and low and behold..there beside me? an olive tree, of course. :) 

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and as i looked across the valley and into the hills, i saw TONS of them..the smaller trees on the hillside..

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commune di stroncone: municipality of stroncone.

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and then…we entered the medieval village…

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it was very neat to see “new” establishments in the “old” buildings..

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THIS is what the “young ‘ens” do every afternoon… i can’t remember if it was called scopa or briscola.. :)

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a little feline friend i tried to get close to…he was a scaredy cat. ;)

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the view from one of the apartments max owns inside the walled village…one that we could come visit and stay in the next time we are in italy visiting them, i was told.. because there WILL be a next time. ;)

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and a shot at dusk..cuz i can.. :)

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another thing i love, and always loved, is really cool doors..so here’s today’s collection of cool doors:

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bed calls..will post TERNI in the morning…CIAO! :)

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