5 Reasons Why You Should Visit South Tyrol

5 Reasons why

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If This Is a Man / Survival in Auschwitz by Primo Levi

It’s January and the DolceVitaBloggers LinkUp – organized by Kristie, Jasmine and Kelly – is back again. This time with the topic “Best Italian Book”.

Auschwitz - Birkenau - Gates of Hell - barbed wire

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Italy: from Sunup to Sundown

This month’s topic for the DolceVitaBloggers’ linkup is “A perfect day in Italy“. I didn’t intend to join, as I’m way behind with my blog’s schedule, but then I started to read Jasmine, Kelly and Kristie‘s entries and I suddenly found inspiration. Suggesting an itinerary for a “perfect day” in the Belpaese would have been an impossible task for me, so I’m glad it was a poem that came up. I’m also happy it was born in Italian, as sometimes I miss writing in my own language. You’ll find a translation of course, along with explanations in the notes and cultural ( and personal) references. I thought it could be useful for those of you who are learning Italian.

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