What you will find on this blog

Books, recipes, stories, but above all hikes. My virtual mountain hut is located in Friuli Venezia Giulia, the Italian region you didn't know you loved.
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Hikes

If you love wild and unspoiled nature you will love walking in Friuli Venezia Giulia. In the Hikes section, you will find many tips hiking in FVG (but not only).

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Books

Looking for tips for the next book to read? The Books section is my virtual library. Take a look and find books for all tastes. There is a section dedicated to Italian books.

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Food

Here you will find many traditional recipes from Friuli Venezia Giulia but also dishes that will make you feel like in a mountain hut. Where the fire is always on.

The Writer's Mountain Hut

I created The Writer’s Mountain Hut to achieve, at least virtually, my dream of owning a cabin in the mountains. I still don’t know where I would place my virtual cabin, but I know what I would fill it with.

Lots of books, a fireplace, cats, good food, a record player and vinyl, some frivolous chat, and some discussion on life’s meaning drinking grappa.

Outside the window, there’s my beloved Friuli Venezia Giulia who, I’m sure, will make you fall in love too.

Blog

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Snowshoeing to Cocco Village

The snowshoe hike to the Cocco Village in Ugovizza (Italy) is a hike in the snow of medium difficulty. It's perfect for those who love to wander in the wilderness and for those who do ski mountaineering.

The Huts of Orias

The hike to the Huts of Orias is an easy and pleasant hike in Val Pesarina, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy. The huts, ancient shepherds' buildings, are becoming a place to reconnect with nature.

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