Tuesday, August 28

Italian Card Sharks

 Behind many closed doors and drawn curtains this is what you will find in Italy: back door card games.  Ok, it may not be the Poker World Championship in Vegas, but the stakes are just as high for these small town hustlers! 
It's not just the men that sit for endless hours outside Crazy Bar playing scopa, the women do it too...look what I found as I peeped inside this window in Piobbico:


 After I was spotted,  I asked the women if I could come in & take their photo as they played. I tried to snap a few quick shots because I was getting the evil eye - they were in the middle of some serious business: 


...just a glimpse of life in Le Marche.
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