How a group of grannies got their first holiday
In the tiny village of Daone high in the mountains of northern Italy, a group of pensioners have come up with an ingenious way to fulfil their life-long dream of visiting the seaside. They call themselves the "funne", which in the local dialect means "women" - and for the past year they've been raising money crowd-funding - asking for donations on the internet. The BBC's Dany Mitzman went to meet them as they were preparing for their trip.
(Photo: The Italian ladies tried to raise funds by making a calender Credit: Massimo Giovannini)