Author Archives: Erica Jarman

At the Borders

People in Lamoli di Borgo Pace and nearby villages in the Metauro valley in northwest Le Marche like to stand in their town piazza gyrating slowly as they give you a geography lesson. ‘You can see three provinces from here. … Continue reading

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‘Relax!’ is a command to me as a tour organiser and to you as a traveller. There’s no way you can see everything, so we may as well leave time to rest, absorb and enjoy. My favourite way to wind … Continue reading

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Gone Fishin’

Sant’Antioco is a small island off the southwest coast of the large island of Sardinia, an island squared you might say. Sant’Antioco is afflicted by two winds: the maestrale from the northwest and the levante from the east. One or … Continue reading

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