Damsels in distress: portraits of beautiful young girls

In this travel you will meet some young and beautiful girls who were persecuted or escaped death in surprising and miraculous ways. The travel starts from the monastery Sacra di San Michele near Turin and from the legend of Beautiful Alda. Alda is a young girl who is being chased by some enemy soldiers; she is innocent and naïve and very religious. In the dangerous situation she has to face, she prays the Virgin and the angels and they help her escape from her enemies. The first time she jumps off the tower, the celestial creatures save her; the second time she jumps she is punished for her pride. There are many young girls in the other European legends. In this travel you will come to know some of them, in particular some young and beautiful Bulgarian heroines like Petka and Stana.