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Passo di Valparola

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View of the Valparola Pass on a cloudy summer day.

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Veneto

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A: Passo Valparola

door Valerio Corazza, 130 hier vandaan

Passo Valparola

B: Monte Lagazuoi

door Radomir Skoupy, 1.3 hier vandaan

Monte Lagazuoi

C: Dolomiti - Panorama dal Lagazuoi

door Giovanni Saini, 1.9 hier vandaan

Panorama da Lagazuoi con vista sulle Tofane, le Counturines, Marmolada, 5 Torri, Averau, Nuvolau, Pel...

Dolomiti - Panorama dal Lagazuoi

D: Armentarola - San Cassiano - Val Badia

door Mario Clara, 3.5 hier vandaan

Armentarola - San Cassiano - Val Badia

Armentarola - San Cassiano - Val Badia

E: Passo Falzarego

door Radomir Skoupy, 3.5 hier vandaan

Passo Falzarego

F: San Cassiano

door Valerio Corazza, 4.3 hier vandaan

San Cassiano

G: Pralongià (Corvara)

door Foundation Stiftung Suedtiroler Sparkasse - Alpenverein Suedtirol AVS - spherea3D GmbH, 4.6 hier vandaan

Pralongià (Corvara)

H: The top of Tofana di Rozes (3244mt.)

door Federico Bassi, 4.9 hier vandaan

The top of Tofana di Rozes (3244mt.)

I: Punta Anna Via Feratta

door Matthew, 5.2 hier vandaan

Punta Anna Via Feratta

J: Saraghes - San Cassiano

door Valerio Corazza, 5.3 hier vandaan

Saraghes - San Cassiano

Dit panorama is genomen in Veneto, Italy

Dit is een overzicht van 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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