Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Le Orme

August in numbers. 200,8 km (124,7 ml) in 17 workouts, 4850 meters swimming in the sea (low mileage because in summer the pool is closed in early morning) and 1 race.

The road to Florence. On monday I will begin the 3 months training for the Florence marathon. Indeed with Giorgio, Massimo and Gianni we have already did 3 long distance runs in august to be ready for the more demanding workouts. Anyway on friday we run 20 km and on sunday we will enter a 6 km race in Ladispoli to get a very rich loot.

Le Orme. The last summer concert was held in Tarquinia by Le Orme a progressive rock italian band. Their songs were the sound-track of my youth when I was a teen-ager. We enjoyed 2 hours of great rock in a wonderful summer night. Question: do you like the "old" rock groups (sacred cow)?
Below you can see the sunset on the beach near the arena and Le Orme. The last photo is a gift of a professional photographer, my friend Angelo Bonarelli:



Here you can listen 2 famous songs of this group:


18 comments:

  1. Best of luck with your training for Rome!
    Amazing how music brings back memories of our youth. I enjoyed both songs.

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  2. Those a great pictures from the concert. They sound a little like the Moody Blues to me. What a good time! I still like a lot of the older stuff, but I listen mostly to new music. It's funny...my husband and my 18 yr old listen primarily to 60's anne 70's music, while my 17 yr old and I listen to current music...and my husband sounds just like my mom did back when she hated everything I listened to in high school. :)

    Good luck with the marathon training. How exciting! And so good to have training partners. I actually did some swimming a week or so ago...1100 yards, and it took me FOREVER!!

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  3. I was not familiar with this group so thank you for posting YouTube clips. I like their music.
    Florence is such a wonderful city! You are going to have so much fun running that marathon. I hope your training goes super well. I see you are running some serious miles already.

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  4. It is hard to imagine you're ready to train for a marathon after the long battle you've endured to get to this point. Well done! Well done!

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  5. Good luck with your training! I wish for you speedy and pain free miles.

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  6. Wow, that singer has quite the head of hair!

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  7. Exciting that the marathon training is here. All the best with that, you'll be great. I'm glad you enjoyed the concert.

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  8. It's easy to see that the marathon training going well! I'm ready for next long run! See you on Friday, 2nd!

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  9. Have fun training for the marathon. Stay healthy.

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  10. Woohoo marathon training is starting! Good luck. I hope your bones and muscles and joints behave themselves and you have an injury-free 12 weeks.

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  11. You certainly ran a lot in August. Great workout month.

    Have fun training for the marathon of Florence. It will be fun and less boring to do your long runs with your friends.

    I love "old" rock bands. Personally I like music from the 70's and 80's more than music nowadays. Although some of the idols of now like Lady Gaga and Pink make great running music.

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  12. eh, un tuffo nel passato, ma forse oggi li apprezzo persino di più....

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  13. Florence Marathon? It sounds spectacular, and I know you'll be victorious!

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    I like the music!

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  14. Ah, a marathon. I'll be following your training with interest. Hope you managed to smuggle all the loot back to your castle.

    I like "good" old rock groups - like AC/DC for instance. Also like new music of course.

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  15. Ok, so I don't know this band at all, but here I listen to a station called Gen X radio (lots of 90s stuff) and I love it and it makes me feel kinda old. So I guess I can relate.

    Good luck with the training! With over 120 miles in August, you have a great base to work from!

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  16. Great pictures! I love the start of a new training plan. Wishing you all the best during your 3 months!

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  17. That is a nice looking beach!

    The boys and I watched the first video and I had to explain to them that there are no polar bears in italy :). We couldn't understand the singing, but enjoyed the music and video.

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  18. WOW!!! All of those orbs look like they enjoyed the concert too! I do think they must be a spirit. Thanks for sharing the post!!

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