Photographer's Note

Flat of Roio, province of L'Aquila - altitude 800 m - an uncontaminated nature at 5 minutes from L'Aquila and 1 hour from Rome.
The village in backgroung is Poggio di Roio.

Roio is an agglomerate of villages, a time (before 1927) constituent common an independent one, called having Roio and center in fraction Poggio. The other fractions are Roio Piano, Colle of Roio and Santa Rufina, all disposed ones to the edges of the flat one of Roio, that it acts as from center of gravity of the agglomerate. Draft of centers of dialect aquilano-forconese. The first attestation of Roio is in the Chronicon Farfense (sec. X), like Rogie. The name reflects the name roia ' canale', reported to the Foca, the ravine that it drains waters of the plan of Roio. The territory of Roio penetrates between those of Lucoli, at west, and Bagno, at east, from which a conventional line separates it. It occupies therefore a feature of the northern depositor of the massive one of Velino, delimited towards goes them from the plan of Roio (the Valle, the Prata) and then from the Poggio village and the road that this to Pianola connects, (former) fraction of Bagno.

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