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