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Morro d’Alba, home of Lacrima wine

This little borgo is mentioned in guidebooks for two things: for its excellent wine: Lacrima di Morro d’ Alba and the internal covered passageway (the “Scarpa”) built into its walls. The former will not disappoint, and the latter has its charm, but a … Continue reading

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Ostra Vetere Part 2

The communal library (the Franciscan collection) and the museum are housed in the Palazzo Marulli. As Chiara, our charming and helpful custodian and guide, explained to me, the building used to be a convent of the Poor Clares (Clarisse), but … Continue reading

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