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Offline malifax

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Into Gessopalena
« on: February 18, 2018, 12:04:39 PM »
Hi Julie and I (Malcolm) are getting a property in Gesso in May.

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Re: Into Gessopalena
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2018, 10:42:16 AM »
Did you know why your village got its name ?

Because of the mining of gesso which is a mineral still used in plaster and to prepare artists canvas! You will probably have seen the sort of dirty grey coloured crystals in the land around the village,
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Offline Vignaverde

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Re: Into Gessopalena
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2018, 02:06:10 PM »
Good choice, great place Gessopalena. Lots of life even in the winter months. In the summer the piazza has a buzzing atmosphere with a good selection of bars. Good transport links to other local towns and easy access to Casoli.

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