pollino white curves pino loricato


pollino guardians


pollino guardians trees
“The Guardians” or “I Gendarmi” are two monumental trees inside the Pollino National Park


pollino screaming pino loricato
Great example of “Pino Loricato”, a species of pine native to mountainous areas of the Balkans and southern Italy.


pollino hiking pines


pollino ancient log


mt pollino with cows


monte pollino
The mountain called Pollino (m. 2240) gives the name to the entire Pollino National Park (placed in the South of Italy, between Basilicata and Calabria).


lauria santuario madonna assunta


summertime sadness
Lago Sirino, Nemoli, Basilicata, Italy


the great northern hotel


lauria view from terrace
Lauria, Madonna Assunta’s Sanctuary and Ruggero’s Castle