|Where we live--Santa Domenica Talao|
|The front and back covers of our Carte. Americans take note--|
You need your Permesso first and must keep it up to date.
This card allows you to get health coverage, own a car, etc.
Most people assume that we live here in order to travel all over Italy and Europe. Lots of expats do just that. People are always asking us where we have gone since they last saw us. Yes, we will take trips short and long, but they are not our purpose here. We are not trying to cram in all the places we can see and find. We are trying to know and be known to our new town and to the people around us, as naturally as possible. There is no rush, there is no preconceived goal. We are traveling by living here in our town in a quality way that can't be reproduced in a quick trip to anywhere. First the people:
|Some processions happen by day|
|But we are learning that nearly everything happens after 9PM|
At least the landscape allows us morning types to enjoy it while the Italians sleep. We get up and have our coffee and watch the changing sky then catch up with it again at cocktail hour (we have learned more rituals here but keep our own too):