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On Etna – Volcanic Vines

By on April 1, 2017
Christina and our guide andrea hiking on the lava at 2500 m height in etna

We spent a day hiking up the side of Etna. In retrospect, it wasn’t safe – and probably not allowed. We were 30 meters from the lava that was spewing out and then cooling into rock.
We later realized that hiking Etna in the spring, is the most dangerous season because that’s when the lava can touch the snow, boil the water underneath, and create an explosion. However, it was amazing to see… once.

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Autumn in the Appennini

By on November 12, 2016
Fishing at lagosanto

It’s so interesting how each region of Italy has its own unique flavours, typical foods and recipes. After days of hiking, we decided to eat lunch in Emilia and then eat dinner in Tuscany and compare how their mountain cuisine and wines differ.

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