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Italy Monastero Monte

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We visited this italian monastery this year.

It' seems to be a peaceful place so we decided to sleep there (inside the car) . It's build on a hill with a nice view, also at night.

Everything is open and it looks like that it's absolutely o.k. to visit it cause also normal italien people come to visit it.

We were pretty lucky with the weather  this morning with much of mist.

There is a huge roof terrace  where I used my drone to make some pictures and videos.

Sadly I lost my drone on this italy trip so I can't show You the stuff I made from bird's eye view.

 

 

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