Last weekend we took Valerie’s parents down to Lucania, the ancestral land of her great-grandparents. One of the things I noticed while driving the 1200 km down and back from
Abruzzo is very similar but the Gran Sasso rises even higher than the Sibillini. Both of these areas have vineyards and crops clinging to the hills with hilltop towns. The beaches of southern Abruzzo are stone with many isolated coves.
Once you pass into
As you leave
Lucania, shown as
Many of the images people see of