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Raduno dei Forestali in Barga

Raduno dei Forestali in Barga

The State Forestry Corp (Corpo forestale dello Stato or CFS) was a national police agency in Italy. It was established on 15 October 1822 by Charles Felix of Sardinia as…

Paolo Nespoli, the ISS, Sputnik and Barga

Paolo Nespoli, the ISS, Sputnik and Barga

An interesting short message on twitter.com today … “What’s 60 years old and has been in space? Me of course and… Sputnik-1, the first satellite ever launched! Happy Birthday #Sputnik60”…

Ventinovesimo, trentesimo, trentunesimo e trentaduesimo giorno da O Cadavo a Melide, 76km

Ventinovesimo, trentesimo, trentunesimo e trentaduesimo giorno da O Cadavo a Melide, 76km

Of the many routes used by pilgrims to the reputed burial-place of St James at Santiago de Compostela, the Camino del Norte is one of the less heavily-populated but arguably, at least…

Da Aristo: Joel Piacentini sings “Vincent”

Da Aristo: Joel Piacentini sings “Vincent”

A welcome return to Barga for Joel Piacentini. He was last here for a well received concert in the piazza in August of last year (article here), today it was…

The Aristodemo’s: Festival d’Autunno, La Piazza del Ciocco

The Aristodemo’s: Festival d’Autunno, La Piazza del Ciocco

Once again the rain played an important part in this weekends Autumn Festival up at the  Piazza del Ciocco, just above Barga. The Aristodemo’s had just set up their equipment…