Italy: Closed for August

From the Archives August 15 is ‘marked on the calendar in red‘, I was informed by Olga Stinga  one of my great sources in Sorrento, for Italian insight.1 Ferragosto on August 15th, is Assumption Day, a national holiday.  A day when offices, factories, many stores and restaurants are closed it also is the beginning of the exodus from the cities andContinue reading “Italy: Closed for August”