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Sep 14, 2007 - Ono e Mia Famiglia Italiano

Buongiorno Buongiorno mi Amici Yep, I'm fully into it. Feels like I never left now, I really believe that I was an Italian in a past life. Leaving Milan and getting to Ono San Pietro in the Valcamonica (Valley Camonica) was a breeze by train. The excitement is mounting as I pass through the green fields where grapes are plump and black and ready to be made into this years vintage, and where dry fields of corn stand about 2 metres high ready to be harvested. It is late summer and the weather an absolutely divine sunny 28 degrees. You really...

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Jun 10, 2006 - Val Camonica and Ono San Pietro

Saturday June 10 was a very very special day for me - I met my penfriend Nives after 30 years !!!!! Nives and the family drove into Brescia to pick me up from the train, and it was a very emotional greeting. I'm not sure who was in the most disbelief that this moment was finally happening but Nives and I were crying and laughing and pinching ourselves all at once !! The family all came to get me and then showed me around Brescia centre - the fabulous cathedral and square ! Ono San Pietro is the little village on the side of the valley (Val...

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