Monthly Archives: January 2011






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“…The farchie ritual has its roots in the 1799 French invasion of Abruzzo. During this time the French forces had surrounded the town of Fara. Miraculously, Saint Anthony of Abate is said to have appeared and as he did the oak trees surrounding Fara burst into roaring flames. Seeing this […]

Farchie a Fara Filiorum Petri






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Critique by *Okavanga 2 hours, 13s ago “Hi, Olivier – I’m looking at a misty image of an Italian town, with a basilica on the LHS , three couples in the fore and mid ground, a street running into the distance and further old buildings on the RHS. I’ve found […]

Lanciano, like 100 years ago