Sunday, December 30, 2007

Centre of nowhere

My father was born in Santo Stefano di Sessanio (Abruzzo) and has increasingly become obsessed with all things SS di S since he took a trip to Italy. He has shared pictures, has sent articles to read (especially on it being listed as one of the most beautiful borghi (historical villages) of Italy), and has even gone so far as to google earth the house he was born in. Can we say "pazzo" anyone??

Nonetheless, the pictures are quite remarkable and there's a lovely write-up c/o the Albergo Diffuso concerning its "medieval" appeal (which coincidentally, could also explain certain family attitudes. (; (; ), and can be found at:

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