Posts tagged ‘Calabria’

Pentedattilo Monochrome

Pentedattilo Ghost Town

Pentedattilo, Italy



Back in Old Roghudi

The ghost town of Roghudi Vecchio (Old Roghudi) is one of my favorite places. Nevertheless, it’s been several years since my last visit. Located in a deep gorge of the Aspromonte massif, the road to get there is awful, too bad for my small city car.


The abandoned village lies on a rocky ridge overlooking the Amendolea stream. Steep mountainside slopes surround the village. Quite isolated, Roghudi Vecchio has been one of the last villages inhabited by the Greek-Calabrian linguistic minority. Read more