Torri Superiore; Realising a Dream in an Abandoned Medieval Village

We arrive at Ventimiglia by train and catch a local bus to Torri Inferiore, (lower towers) the last village on this bus route. The bus was quite small and we could hardly fit our backpacks down the aisle! As we drive through winding mountain roads I observe that the area of Liguria is dotted with little stone villages, set high on terraced hillsides. I later learn they were…




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Documentary Photographer & Civil Engineer promoting new paradigms for living.

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