Torrechianca November
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Panoramic photo by Domenico Perrone EXPERT Taken 20:21, 14/11/2009 - Views loading...


Torrechianca November

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Torre Chianca's Beach in a November day. You can see summer version on

Bacino di Torre Chianca, una spiaggia vicino a Lecce vista in un pomeriggio di Novembre.

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A: Torre Chianca

by Domenico Perrone, 2.9 km away

Torre Chianca è una località balneare salentina, frazione di Lecce. La località prende il nome dall’o...

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B: Campagna Salentina

by Domenico Perrone, 3.0 km away La pianura Salentina (chiamato anche Piana Messapica o Tav...

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C: Pagghiara

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D: Abbazia Cerrate Esterno

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E: Frigole

by Domenico Perrone, 6.6 km away

Frigole is a small beach near Lecce, This pano was shot at 6 a.m. in June.


F: Palazzo Casotti durante la manifestazione Cortili Aperti 2009

by Domenico Perrone, 12.6 km away

Palazzo Casotti è uno degli stupendi palazzi di epoca barocca presenti al centro di Lecce, la Firenze...

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G: Lecce Auditorium Antonianum

by Domenico Perrone, 12.7 km away

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H: Lecce Sant'Oronzo's Square

by Domenico Perrone, 12.8 km away

Sant'Oronzo's Square is the center of the city. This pano was realized during the annual?patron saint...

Lecce Sant'Oronzo's Square

I: Lecce Anfiteatro

by Domenico Perrone, 12.9 km away

The ancient roman?amphitheatre in the center of the city of Lecce. it was ?discevered in the early ye...

Lecce Anfiteatro

J: Palazzo Palombi

by Domenico Perrone, 12.9 km away

Giardino del Palazzo Palombi ripreso durante la manifestazione "Cortili Aperti 2009"

Palazzo Palombi

This panorama was taken in Italy

This is an overview of Italy

The name "Italy" is shrouded in mystery; some etymologists trace it to a Greek word meaning "the land of young cattle."

Italy was fond of Jupiter and Mars from the very start, Jupiter for fatherly good luck and Mars for war!

But it all began with Rome. Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus who were sons of Rhea and Mars.

The twins were abandoned at birth out of a fear that they would grow up and later overthrow Amelius, usurper of their grandfather's rightful throne.

Wrongful mis-doings most foul! Treachery and sabotage!! HOW would these two blessed infants make their way in such a world?

As it turns out, the twins didn't have to make their way very far, because one of them killed the other one and then they weren't twins anymore. But that happens later.

First they got rescued by a she-wolf who suckled them with her milk and raised them as her own until they were discovered by the shepherd Faustulus.

Faustulus fed them meat and bread and also raised them as his own until they were old enough to return to Amelius and hack him up as planned. They reinstated the grandfather Numitor to his rightful throne and went off to celebrate by starting a town of their own.

They chose a hilly area where the mama wolf had saved them from certain death in the barren wilderness and began scouting locations.

Romulus liked one hill. Remus liked another. The circle of crows like Romulus' hill, so Romulus killed Remus and named the town after himself. Thus Rome was born and Italy with it.

Text by Steve Smith.

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