I remember how my grandfather, Giuseppe, used to tell me stories about his youth and how, when caught by the German troops, managed to escape and walked back home from Germany. I can still feel, through his memory, the strong sense of belonging to the place when he described the happiness to see again those mountains from far.
Beyond the Land of Castles is an examination of the importance of “local” through memory.
You can send your archival material to this email address:
As I will receive the material, I will just make sure that fits the idea of the website ( it has to be from the municipality of Faedis, older than 1980 and possibly with a caption or a clear idea of the year in which the picture was taken).
You can also financially collaborate and send your support. The website has an early cost that needs to be faced (on top of the costs to create the actual website). If you want to financially collaborate, in order to maintain the website running throughout the years, please send an email to:
I did not publish any invoice for obvious reasons, but if you want to help financially I can show you all the invoices, hence costs, I had to face so far, to guarantee maximum transparency.