Sunday, May 4, 2008

Oh San Marino

The Three Towers of San Marino are three towers perched on 3 peaks overlooking Monte Titano, the capitol of San Marino.

Cesta

Montale

Guaita

You can find them depicted on the national flag and the coat of arms.


A famous cake from San Marino, La Torta Di Tre Monti, is named for the towers, it is traditional cake made of layers of wafers cemented together by chocolate or hazelnut creme. The final product is covered in chocolate fondant.



There are six state run museums in San Marino centering on art and history. There is also of Museum of Torture!


Love Orchestra is a new-age music project from San Marino, led by native son Gian Luca "Luke" Mazza.