Giro d’Italia 2021 – Maglia Rosa

It was a great Giro, full of epic stories and nearly supernatural people. I am always really happy to be part of whatever stage I could travel to, and this time it was the turn of Stage #15 – Grado -> Gorizia. This meant I could see all the peloton not only once, but twice.

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Assisi and San Francesco

Assisi is very famous for being the birthplace of St. Francis (italian San Francesco), who founded the Franciscan religious order in the town in 1208, and St. Clare (Chiara d’Offreducci), the founder of the Poor Sisters, which later became the Order of Poor Clares after her death.

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PAN – Pattuglia Acrobatica Nazionale

The Frecce Tricolori (Italian, literally Tricolour Arrows), officially known as the 313° Gruppo Addestramento Acrobatico, is the aerobatic demonstration team of the Italian Aeronautica Militare, based at Rivolto Air Force Base, in the north-eastern Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, province of Udine. They were formed in 1961 as an Air Force team, replacing unofficial teams that had been sponsored by various commands by the end of the 1920s. Continue reading