Posts Tagged ‘Calabria’

Salamander hunting in Calabria

Italian fire salamander, S. s. gigliolii, Monte Pecoraro, Calabria, Italy

Calabria – the “toe” of Italy – is not well-known to tourists and those that do make it tend to stick to towns such as Tropea and Pizzo, on the coast.  The interior, though, is mountainous and covered with extensive forests of beech and pine.  We based ourselves in the small town of Serra San […]