Pink Step into Abruzzo Summer with an Orchard Beat

Cellino Attanasio Orchards

Away from the cities, most of Abruzzo seems to remain timeless, with traditions given no more than a modern twist. Jumping therefore into summertime and losing an hour today has little impact, outside more time it seems for our neighbours to be out & about, busy collecting olive prunings and other tree trimmings ready to be left to season over the coming warmer months.

Defined seasons come & go here, bringing changes to lines and colours, as well as small-holding husbandry.  One early pink blast we enjoyed during our first full day of ‘summertime’ was from the region’s orchards (frutteto); these were apricot and peach orchards taken just outside Cellino Attanasio, the grey hues of dusk softening those baroque blossoms…

Cellino Attanasio Orchards

Sam Dunham
Author: Sam Dunham

Sam is a very lucky midlife 'mamma' to A who is 11 and juggles her work as a self-employed freelance travel and food web content manager and copywriter and EFL teacher - she is the founder of English in the Woods. She is the co-founder of the social enterprises: The Abruzzo Blogger Community and Let's Blog Abruzzo. She is currently writing the book 'Abruzzo: Folk and Food.

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