Brian Erickson

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Brian is a reporter and photographer for Stars and Stripes based at Aviano Air Base, Italy, where he writes about military operations and current events. He has experience writing for military communities in Hawaii, Texas and Korea. He holds a communications degree from University of Maryland Global Campus

Spilimbergo brims with discoveries, frescoes and mosaic art

The small Italian city of Spilimbergo is home to Europe’s largest natural stream and a center for the creation of mosaic artwork. Throughout the city, which is 30 to 40 minutes away from Aviano Air Base by car, remnants of frescoes painted on the sides of the buildings are still visible.

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