Tag Archives: Longano

Scenes from Italy – A Short Movie

I am supposed to be writing today according to my own self-imposed agenda, and I did write this morning. I still have to finish two articles by  tomorrow afternoon, but somehow got sidetracked looking through my photos of Italy. Imagine … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway Winners Announced

Thank you again to everyone who has ever stopped by to read my blog, and/or hit the LIKE button or leave a comment. Today is the day of surpassing 50,000 hits and in celebration I am giving away two autographed … Continue reading

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Colle d’Anchise, Italy – Birthplace of my Longano Grandparents

Here is a map of the village of Colle d’Anchise in the Molise region of Italy. My Longano grandparents were born here and I have cousins that live here now. I have placed a few pushpins on this map of … Continue reading

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Photos from Longano, Italy

Longano only has about 400 people living there but I love this village because of the people. Of course I am biased since Longano was my maiden name.

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Travel in Italy – Driving to Longano and Colle d’Anchise

May 16 The disembarkation process this morning was seamless and Sue and I were on the dock by 8am waiting for the rest of our pre-arranged group to meet our driver to take us to the airport. That is where … Continue reading

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Outdoor Shrines in Italy

In many places throughout Italy I found tiny “shrines” embedded into the old walls, and most of these were of the Virgin Mary. I thought these were really interesting and wondered who had taken the time to build these into … Continue reading

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People of Italy

One of the best things about Italy are the Italian people themselves. Even people who aren’t Italian or of Italian descent always say the same things about the Italians. They are warm, passionate and happy people. I loved the people … Continue reading

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Photos from Longano

Random photos taken in Longano

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A Day in the Village of My Grandparents

May 24 Tuesday We woke up in Colle d’Anchise and after breakfast, took a ride to the small town of Longano, which is approximately 45 km from Colle d’Anchise. None of our family came from the town of Longano, that … Continue reading

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