Pignotto 2006

20060223 05  Warm and well furnished 20060223 07 20060224 08 20060227 13  Looking west to the mountains around dawn 20060227 14  The main piazza in Ascoli  dressed for Carnival 20060301 17  The view from the bedroom
20060303 05  Montedinove across the valley looking lovely 20060303 18  Monte dell'Ascensione to the south 20060303 22  Looking west towards the big mountains along the Tesino valley 20060303 23  A well earned rest 20060304 26  Italian retail art 20060304 31  Pruning our olive trees
20060521 082  Maureen and her assistant working in the garden 20060526 007  Montedinove at the start of June 20060528 120  Montedinove and a spectacular sky 20060605 144  and then at the beginning of June!! 20060615 192  Carlo's new vines inundated with poppies. Next day he cleared them all out. 20060623 015  Corno Grande (2950m) in the Gran Sasso National Park
20060625 028  Towards the end of June the sunflowers started 20060626 211  The garden with part finished water feature and celebration pots 20060627 223b  Flo and her 'amorata' Billy who doesn't reciprocate her feelings 20060629 225  One Fine Day he will be nice to me ! 20060903 06.1  The annual procession through Castignano (pop 2300!) celebrating its past. It ended with a jousting competition on the football ground. 20060903 20
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20060903 32 20060903 33 20061002 131  A couple of the many wonderful sunsets 20061003 139  A couple of the many wonderful sunsets 20061005 M 67  Carlo, his grapes and vines 20061005 M 68
20061007 180  The 'unspoilt' top of Monte dell' Ascencione 20061018 M 69  A lime tree in the garden 20061023 220  Me and my celebration tree just planted 20061028 242  The view from M Sibilla looking back to M del'Ascensione 20061028 253  The beautiful autumn colours 20061028 M 52
20061028 M 54 20061028 M 57 20061031 270 20061031 281  Monte Dell' Ascensione (1108m) 20061031 302  So that's where scarecrows go in winter. 20061031 303
20061031 316 20061031 317  The little road to our little paradise