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Top 10 #AbruzzoStories Edition 5 by terra adopt

Top 10 #AbruzzoStories Edition 5 by terra adopt | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Tracking down shots for #AbruzzoStories has made me realise just how many talented and enthusiastic people there are out there who want to portray their version of Abruzzo
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A v special Top 10 ‪#‎AbruzzoStories‬ this week curated by Terra Adopt including a stuffing recipe for artichokes & a pic of one of those popular 'little fried fish places' in San Vito that The Guardian recommends ‪#‎greatmindsthinkalike‬

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How to Invest in a Great Glug of Italian Olive Oil

How to Invest in a Great Glug of Italian Olive Oil | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Is there a way to invest in a great tasting glug of Italian olive oil that rewards Italy's small and medium farmers in Abruzzo and Molise who are pushed out by supermarkets?
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How to secure great Italian olive oil that pays a living wage to small & medium farmers‪#‎oliveoil‬ ‪#‎AbruzzoStories‬ ‪#‎italy‬

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Top 10 #AbruzzoStories Edition 3

Top 10 #AbruzzoStories Edition 3 | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Gothic meets vistas, beach lunches and blossom, here's the Abruzzo Blogger Community's Top 10 #AbruzzoStories as we approach Easter week with Spring in air
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Top 10 #AbruzzoStories


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Top 10 #AbruzzoStories Edition 1

Top 10 #AbruzzoStories Edition 1 | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Explore Abruzzo & uncover interesting tales, places, food and wine with the 1st edition of the Top 10 #AbruzzoStories Instagram guide for bloggers & travellers
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#abruzzo #igersabruzzo 

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Joe's Fruit Shop & Milk Bar by Zoë Boccabella - Get your Copy

Joe's Fruit Shop & Milk Bar by Zoë Boccabella - Get your Copy | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Our review and Q&A with Zoë Boccabella about her enchanting new memoir, 'Joe’s Fruit Shop & Milk Bar'. We have 3 copies to give away, a reader's delight for those with or without Italian ancestry
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St Agnes & Her Thriving Cult of Gossip in L'Aquila

St Agnes & Her Thriving Cult of Gossip in L'Aquila | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Named after St Agnes, every year on 21st January people in L’Aquila celebrate a unique and quite bizarre “ritual” dedicated to gossip after that continues to grows and grow
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A saint lending her name to an ancient Italian festival of gossip in L'Aquila that continues to grow in popularity,who would have guessed!  #101thingsaboutabruzzo #putabruzzoonthemap #italy

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Abruzzo’s Bagpipes in 10 – the Zampogna & Zampognaro

Abruzzo’s Bagpipes in 10 – the Zampogna & Zampognaro | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
What do you know about the little Italian shepherd bagpiper in your nativity set? We discuss the music & culture of Abruzzo’s Zampogna & Zampognaro
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#putabruzzoonthemap #traditionalitalianmusic #abruzzochristmas


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Family skiing in Italy's Abruzzo: a well-kept secret - Hackney Gazette

Family skiing in Italy's Abruzzo: a well-kept secret - Hackney Gazette | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
The whole time I was in Abruzzo I found myself marvelling. Marvelling at the sheer wild beauty, marvelling at what a friendly bunch the locals are.
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It's almost the season #abruzzoski

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The Comfort and Laughter of Polenta all'abruzzese

The Comfort and Laughter of Polenta all'abruzzese | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
The winter comfort and laughter of eating Polenta all'abruzzese together off the board (spianatoia) makes it more than a dish just for memories
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There is Italian family eating together and then there is polenta all'abruzzese that takes the concept to new giddy heights #italiancookery #italianfood #abruzzo #polenta

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20 Steps to Becoming an Italian Foodie: Abruzzo | Select Italy Blog

20 Steps to Becoming an Italian Foodie: Abruzzo | Select Italy Blog | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Select Italy and Eataly's 16th step to becoming an Italian Foodie is all about one of Italy's hidden gems: Abruzzo!
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#putabruzzoonthemap #abruzzofoodie #abruzzocookery


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Emily of the Pen

Emily of the Pen | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
demonagerie:
“ Jacobi de Ancharano (alias de Teramo), Litigatio Christi cum Belial, verdeutscht - BSB Cgm 48 ([S.l.] 1461)
You don’t often see demons wearing glasses.
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Fab illuminated manuscript by the famous Abruzzo bishop - read more on him here http://bit.ly/1ufZL4M

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New Type of Donkey Work - Locanda dell'Asino d'Oro

New Type of Donkey Work - Locanda dell'Asino d'Oro | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
My love for donkeys started in Abruzzo, Italy when I was 8 years old. Grandpa had a working donkey, Bello, which he used to pull his small cart.
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A review of the donkey centre in Abruzzo where children can go donkey trekking and learn how to make foccacia after for lunch #donkeys #abruzzo

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Beautiful Pictures on Twitter: "Ancient Forest in Abruzzo, #Italy. http://t.co/kyViq8DIQX"

Beautiful Pictures on Twitter: "Ancient Forest in Abruzzo, #Italy. http://t.co/kyViq8DIQX" | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Ancient Forest in Abruzzo, #Italy. http://t.co/kyViq8DIQX
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#putabruzzoonthemap


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Top 10 #AbruzzoStories Edition 4

Top 10 #AbruzzoStories Edition 4 | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
This week's Top 10 #AbruzzoStories discovers sheep that say cheese, the dialect for peperoncini in Pescara, Naked Ladies out for spring and a shot of the highest waterfalls in the Apennines
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This week's inspiring Top 10 ‪#‎AbruzzoStories‬ with plenty of ideas for blogging in Abruzzo ‪#‎putabruzzoonthemap‬


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Abruzzo's Easter Ceremonies & Recipes

Abruzzo's Easter Ceremonies & Recipes | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Easter in Abruzzo, re-enactment of centuries old ceremonies and delicious recipes captured by its bloggers
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Top 10 #AbruzzoStories Edition 2

Top 10 #AbruzzoStories Edition 2 | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Our favourite Top 10 #AbruzzoStories this week on Instagram
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#AbruzzoStories the best from instagram each week


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#AbruzzoStories - The Best on Instagram

#AbruzzoStories - The Best on Instagram | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Help us to compile the best 'AbruzzoStories' on Instagram by simply adding the tag #Abruzzostories or #putAbruzzoonthemap to be highlighted in our weekly must see Top 10
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‪#‎AbruzzoStories‬ - help us provoke curiosity about Abruzzo with easily found answers & get your pic in our must see weekly Instagram Top 10

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Shooting Spirits - Abruzzo's Bitter Sweet Liqueurs

Shooting Spirits - Abruzzo's Bitter Sweet Liqueurs | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Abruzzo's aromatic liqueurs, namely its digestifs or amaro, enjoy a fabled reputation for their complex, aged flavours
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A little about Italy's Abruzzo region's liqueurs: their distinct flavours, history, recipe tips to use them in cooking & where to have a tasting or two whilst in Abruzzo #italy #liqueurs#abruzzo #putabruzzoonthemap


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The Magic of La Befana - A Story from Abruzzo

The Magic of La Befana - A Story from Abruzzo | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it

A short history of La Befana who loves cardoons, wine, cleaning & good children and a short story from Abruzzo on her help in getting out of a black hole #labefana

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Top 2014 Abruzzo Christmas Present Guide

Top 2014 Abruzzo Christmas Present Guide | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Here's our 2014 Top Abruzzo Christmas Gift guide, full of wonderful Abruzzo themed Christmas presents, artisan food ideas, and discounted 2015 holiday experiences
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Unique Italian gifts from the region of Abruzzo  #blackfriday created by the Abruzzo Blogger Community


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Dal 2015 I Trabocchi diventano Patrimonio UNESCO, Life Style Regione, Abruzzo Independent

Dal 2015 I Trabocchi diventano Patrimonio UNESCO, Life Style Regione, Abruzzo Independent | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Notizie Life Style - 05/11/2014 - La notizia è ufficiale: l'Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Educazione, la Scienza e la Cultura conosciuta ai più con l'acronimo di UNESCO...
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Wonderful news ‪#‎Abruzzo‬ receives its 1st UNESCO site in Jan 2015 - the trabocchi coastline from San Vito-Fossacesia in 2015 will become an official ‪#‎worldheritagesite‬. Official investiture will be held at the abbey of San Giovanni in Venere Jan 8 2015 ‪#‎putabruzzoonthemap‬

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Men of the Cloth, Penne & the Art of Fine Italian Tailoring

Men of the Cloth, Penne & the Art of Fine Italian Tailoring | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Filmmaker Vicki Vasilopoulos's Men of the Cloth leads her to Penne in Abruzzo where artisans over the centuries have clothed farmers and dressed James Bond
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Penne in Abruzzo used to be known as the land of tailors, now it is famous for Brioni who dressed James Bond.  A review of the wonderful film that follows Italian tailoring from its homeland and beyond through  3 Italian master tailors #putabruzzoonthemap


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akaOnir on Twitter: "Da un muro de L'Aquila (#streetart by Zed) http://t.co/VONxpEN1DC"

akaOnir on Twitter: "Da un muro de L'Aquila (#streetart by Zed) http://t.co/VONxpEN1DC" | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Da un muro de L'Aquila (#streetart by Zed) http://t.co/VONxpEN1DC
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Utterly brilliant streetart by #Zed in #laquila

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Italian Charm Masters – 'Cani di Quartiere’ Dogs

Italian Charm Masters – 'Cani di Quartiere’ Dogs | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
A post with ‘charm’ & ‘Italian’ in the title you’d perhaps expect to be all about Italy’s Golden Age starlets rather than stray dogs in Abruzzo’s mountains
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Did you know that 40% of Italians would feed a stray cat, but only 22% a stray dog? A little more about the touching ability of Italy's stray dogs to 'work' a village #dogs #italy

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Italy's Human and Wildlife Dilemma

Italy's Human and Wildlife Dilemma | Abruzzo Blogger Community | Scoop.it
Abruzzese Environmental Sociologist Rita Salvatore offers history & ideas on environmental co-habitation in Italy after the tragic loss of Daniza the bear
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How does Italy move forward from 2 bear deaths in 2 days caused by human hands? Abruzzese Environmental Sociologist Rita Salvatore offers history and ideas on environmental co-habitation #daniza #salviamolorso #bears

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