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A Rose Buy Any Other Game – the Rose Seller

In Frascati, just like other market towns, there is a plethora of fresh food outlets such as butchers, mozzarella producers, patisseries, ‘enoteche’ (wine shops) serving local wines and more than one rose seller. Alongside these are the service shops, the hairdressers, chocolatiers, tobacconists, and bars. Even at nearly nine on a winter’s night, the local … Continued

Candles at Yuletide among the Candelara hills

In the soft rolling hills of the Marche region, one village is distinguished from the others at Yuletide by a celebration that is unique in the world: the small town of Candelara, the country of the candles. From the end of November for three weekends electric lighting is extinguished and the villagers use the flames of thousands … Continued

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