giovedì 2 giugno 2011

The strawberries and wild strawberries of Nemi

A Nemi in the first week of June, the girls wear the ancient costume with red skirt, black corset, white blouse and white mandrucella in the head and along the roads of the country Nemi just distribute the famous strawberries.

Legend has it that Venus and Persephone were enamored of the young Adonis, Persephone, irritated by the fuss of Venus against Adonis, turned to Mars, turned into angry boar during a hunt and killed him. Le lacrime di Venere a contatto con il sangue di Adone si trasformarono in piccoli cuori rossi, le fragole appunto. Tears of Venus in contact with the blood of Adonis, turned into little red hearts, strawberries precisely