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The balloon: origins and history
  • 18/03/2020
  • Riccardo
  • Outdoor activities

The balloon: origins and history

The balloon is an aerial vehicle that uses hot air to obtain a force or upward thrust needed to lift from the ground according to the Archimedes principle. The category to which the hot air balloon belongs is that of aircraft [...]

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Torta al testo: a delight for the palate
  • 17/03/2020
  • Miriam
  • Food & wine

Torta al testo: a delight for the palate

The simple country ingredients, skilfully elaborated by the women of the past, have given rise to traditional dishes that still delight the palate today.
Among the typical regional dishes of Umbria there is the inevitable "torta al testo".

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Origins and history of the parachute
  • 17/03/2020
  • Riccardo
  • Outdoor activities

Origins and history of the parachute

As we have seen, the parachute is that particular equipment consisting of fabrics or synthetic materials, which ensured through specific belts and slings to a person (in certain cases also to an object), allows controlled free [...]

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Sports parachuting: how to practice
  • 16/03/2020
  • Riccardo
  • Outdoor activities

Sports parachuting: how to practice

Parachuting involves jumping from an altitude between 1000 and 4500 meters, then opening the parachute generally at a recommended altitude of 900-800 meters. In the case of training launches, the altitude shall be 1500 [...]

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Skydiving: what it is and how it is born
  • 16/03/2020
  • Riccardo
  • Outdoor activities

Skydiving: what it is and how it is born

Parachutism is a sport (or military) discipline, which consists in jumping from high altitudes, usually thanks to transport by plane or helicopter, using a parachute as a tool to slow the fall and allow a safe landing in a [...]

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The legends of St. Patrick: the Well
  • 14/03/2020
  • Miriam
  • Events & exhibition

The legends of St. Patrick: the Well

May the road rise to meet you,
may the wind be always at your back,
may the sun shine warm upon your face,
and the rains fall soft upon your fields and,
until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.
Irish journey blessing

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