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Enrico Pelos, Photographer & Writer

By May 17, 2012 No Comments

More than a few months ago, I discovered the photography of Enrico Pelos. He is a Genovese photographer and author who created the book titled Passeggiate A Levante.

In it, he attempted to portray some of the most beautiful of the Eastern Liguria’s treks. He included a mix of the most famous ones, like Cinque Terre and Portofino, with Mount San Fruttuoso and the Lerici-Fiascherino-Tellaro Montemarcello routes. But more than that he included other, less-known, routes like the Jasper Cave Valley route.
He has also created a walking itinerary that explores the history of Genova via the sculptures in the Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno. One of the most beautiful cemeteries there are.

Enrico has a deep passion for Liguria and believes that it is possible to find some of the most beautiful scenery in the world there . Cinque Terre, the most well-known, is a UNESCO heritage area but he is also takes pleasure in seeking out those traditions and ways of life that are disappearing. It is his belief that photography is a way of keeping those important stories safe for the generations to come.

To find out more about his publications you can visit his website here. And you can visit my interview with him over on my website.

Suggested tours by Beautiful Liguria “Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno

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