Castelluccio is one locality of the common one of Norcia (PG). The country is found in top to a hill that is risen on omonimous plateau, one of more goes of Italy centers them and inserted in the National Park of the Sibillini Mounts. The height of 1.452 m s.l.m. of ago the inhabited center more elevated of the Appennino Umbro-Marchigiano and of all the Appennines. Of imposing forehead to it erge the shape of the Monte Vettore (2,478 m). The country is found to approximately 28 km of distance from Norcia, and you can come there through one panoramic road. According to the Istat data of 2001, it is lived from 150 residents. The presence of the man in the zone is testified sin from the roman age, with the recovery of some objects in terracotta near the Source of Canatra, in locality Uses. Moreover, in the foundations of a house century was recovered in the centuries passes to you to various going back coins roman to the period of the emperor Claudius II the Gotico (III), and long the road that leads to Pass of Lend, found also the tomb of a roman soldier. The nucleus puts into effect them laughed them to XIII the century, even if some searches stretch to backdate of the foundation. The economy of the country closely is tied to the activity of the pastorizia, than still good part constitutes one of the returns of the inhabitants. To it it goes added agriculture, with the production of typical products which the famous lenticchie of Castelluccio. The tourism is present all the year: in the winter period, the locality of Canapine Pass accommodates systems of gone back working for sciistiche activities, while in the summery period the hiking attracts a great number of gets passionate to you.
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cornejo (28439) 2014-08-01 10:07
Ciao Silvio, splendida vista sul bellissimo paesaggio con interessanti villaggio, le montagne sullo sfondo, ei signori della vela che sembrano appendere dal cielo, molto ben catturata con una grande pov in questa grande e bella fotografia. Un quadro eccellente con una buona nitidezza, profondità e qualità. Un grande lavoro ben fatto, complimenti amico mio. Grazie per la condivisione di questo bel lavoro.
Buon pomeriggio e felice fine settimana.
Cordiali saluti dal sud della Spagna.
eldancer1 (25514) 2014-08-01 10:20
Wow! With view like this I might even try to paraglide. Awesome landscape and nice capture of the paraglider. Good lighting and sharp details. Well done, tfs.
izmirli (3987) 2014-08-01 10:41
CIAO MY FRIEND SILVIO......
EXCELLET ....PICTURE.WELL DONE...
FRIENDLY GREETINGS FROM TURKEY...
dekanski (2512) 2014-08-01 11:07
Even without paratroopers would be great, but this is fantastic!
Have a nice weekend
Noel_Byrne (21306) 2014-08-01 11:35
I must wonder who has the better view, you or the parachute man! What Ana amazing plAce for such a sail through the air, the lines of the mountains like veins and the town a tiny little conurbation below. The parachute lends some beautiful vibrancy and color to the view.
Thanks as always
Giustiniani (2952) 2014-08-01 13:30
une belle capture de ce superbe site avec de drôles d'oiseaux dans le ciel! Un bon cadrage et une belle qualité d'image.
Bon WE Silvio.
bema (26287) 2014-08-01 13:46
Ciao caro Silvio,
really a good place to have such an amazing look from above towards Castellucio and the surrounding hills and valleys!
thanks for sharing, see you around
un caro saludo, Bernd
mesutilgim (80464) 2014-08-01 13:54
Hello dear Silvio,
Something different in your gallery ; taken with good pov.
The portrait format fits well to your compo. Nice the small village midst of the wide landscape. The paraglyders adds life to the scenery.
TFS and best regards
asajernigan (20572) 2014-08-01 14:19
This is a great shot of the hang glider above the village. The vertical format allows us to see the depth of the scene and how high the glider is above the valley. The lighting and colors are great and the photo has excellent sharpness and DOF. You seem to have some dust on your sensor, it is showing up in the sky.
carlo62 (28249) 2014-08-01 15:50
non dirmi che per strabiliarci hai pagato "il volo del calabrone"....
Gran bel colpo, due soggetti opposti, situati ai lati opposti e con fondali opposti. Ci vuole fortuna nel trovarsi al posto giusto nel momento giusto, ma anche molta abilità a gestire il momento e catturarlo al meglio.
aliabazari (12263) 2014-08-01 22:00
Questo colpo è molto bella e attraente. L'esposizione profondo e ben eseguito. Buona risoluzione. Grazie per la condivisione
ikeharel (52877) 2014-08-01 22:26
A nice catch from the height over the Castelluccio valley, view of the flying paratrooper must be even greater joy.
Combined well with good contrast between subjects.
jjcordier (73602) 2014-08-01 23:01
Un parapente coloré bienvenu pour remplir le ciel au dessus de ce très beau village. Bonne composition.
Tu as pas mal de taches de capteur dans le ciel
snunney (79973) 2014-08-02 2:47
Paragliding is not a hobby that really appeals to me, but judging by your fine composition I imagine the view from up there is magnificent. A fine capture of this intrepid explorer hovering above the town. An image benefiting from excellent depth and lovely light and natural tones.
ourania (26996) 2014-08-02 6:20
un' immagine bellissima e rara, un altro modo di godere Castelluccio ed il magnifico scenario naturale in cui si trova. Hai usato lo spazio offerto dal quadro verticale superbamente e la vista che presenti ha grandissima profondita'. Mi piacciono molto i colori naturali, il contrasto ed il senso di gentile movimento del paraglide. Da questo punto di vista si ha l' impressione di volare lo stesso. Complimenti e grazie!
Tanti saluti e buon fine settimana,
holmertz (37537) 2014-08-02 6:49
A superb capture of the hangglider high above the beautiful valley and the pictureque village, It's a very striking composition, well cropped and well timed.
photoray (10425) 2014-08-02 7:12
Very attractive Castelluccio scene, with the hang glider floating above the green and grays of the mountains, and the ancient town dominating the hill top.
While I have too many fears of falling from heights, and would not hang glide, I would definitely enjoy sauntering here.
Thanks for sharing,
Cricri (101805) 2014-08-02 9:57
Ciao ami Silvio
Une vue splendide sur le village, le paysage qui est fantastique, belle prise du parapente dans le ciel bleu, très jolie
willperrett (6154) 2014-08-03 4:14
Gorgeous landscape, with that village sitting apparently in the middle of nowhere under those forbidding bare mountain slopes. And then of course we have the hang-glider, who adds a completely different element to the composition. But I see that dirt has returned to your sensor: fairly obvious splodges evident in the sky (quite easy to remove them using the Spot Healing Brush in Photoshop)...
abmdsudi (40074) 2014-08-03 8:44
Great way to enjoy the beautiful view down below with its enormous feel of depth with the stunning glider grabs attention as strong pointer. Great composition and clever ideas, with some nice tones and contrast. Excellent capture, Congrats
PiotrF (4814) 2014-08-03 16:02
great shot of the hang glider above the village.Good framing and lovely natural colors. Very well composition, lovely presentation.
jemaflor (81218) 2014-08-03 23:35
Geat landscape with the village and interesting composition well balanced with this man on the air, well made.
Nicou (117116) 2014-08-04 2:24
Quelle vue le village tout en fond tout regroupé sur une petite colline et ce parapentiste qui survole le tout superbe ensemble et captage.
Bravo et amitié
macjake (52756) 2014-08-04 12:23
well this must be a new one for you, yes? I don't think i've ever seen you post a photo of this town with a man flying above it! haha
certainly a fun photo for everyone.
I still am amazed at how this town sits upon all the landscape surrounding it.
ChrisJ (94828) 2014-08-06 1:44
I was of 2 minds whether I should try tandem paragliding in Turkey as depicted here. I am sure it would be exhilarating. Good sharpness and nice graphism of the silhouetted paragliders. The pyramid shaped village clinging to the hill makes a good focal point. Tfs!
Didi (55145) 2014-08-06 11:08
Belle vue dominante sur ce village pyramidal
Un coin magnifique à visiter
Oups il y a une tâche sur le ciel, il est facilement possible de l'éliminer
serp2000 (38259) 2014-08-08 11:13
Thumbs up! Excellent combination of the nature, architecture and human activities. Good capture of the flight of sportsman with so impressive background. But I am surprised with this small town. Where do they take the water???
berek (34099) 2014-08-25 6:19
a beautiful capture of this beautiful site with strange birds in the sky! A good framing and nice image quality. I really enjoyed the cute town that appears below.
Have a nice weekend.