Calabria "The Other Italy"

Published December 4, 2020 788 Views $0.38 earned

Rumble Bob interviews Karen Haid who lived and taught in Italy and wrote a fascinating book about her travels through Calabria.  Karen gives insight into the food, customs, things to do and much much more.

ONCE THE HUB OF THE MEDITERRANEAN, Calabria now dangles, largely ignored, at the bottom of the Italian boot, struggling for survival, acceptance and a place in modern Italy and the world. Little-known even to Italians outside the nefarious activities of its ‘Ndrangheta mafia organization, Calabria allures with its simplicity and rewards with an underlying complexity, as in the savoring of an artisanal cheese, appreciating an ancient Greek masterwork or interpreting a particularly expressive phrase in the local dialect.

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