Tourism has its defenders and its critics. But like it or not, it has become one of the world’s most important industries, and few major countries are as dependent upon it as Italy. Last year, the Italian tourist trade was worth more than 150 billion euros, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). That adds […]
A change of word maybe is in order? InÂ the last article I wrote the title as “earthquake” Â … maybe I should have instead writtenÂ the word “earth tremour” as earthquake carries with itÂ a far more dramatic value. Â Â Last nightÂ a Â small earth tremour was felt in this area. The epicentre was further up the valley […]
One of the Barga Artists has an exhibition of paintings and drawings from Barga and California coming up shortly in San Francisco, USA. If you are nearby why not drop in to the gallery … (and please take some images so that we can all share in this exhibition.) Bills Sheets – exhibition of paintings […]
Sad news in Barga this week with the death of Liliana Continuati in Sacco who died after a long illness aged 75 years. She leaves behind her a son and husband Sacco. Sacco is well know in Barga and on these pages. He has had his own site here for many years documenting the many […]
Finding one’s roots and one’s family history can be a fascinating hobby. More and more people have become interested in tracing back their ancestry from generation to generation. Finding one’s roots and one’s family history can be a fascinating hobby. More and more people have become interested in tracing back their ancestry from generation to […]
Ugo Bongianni at Barga Jazz Club this evening. Ugo was the keyboard player last year on the Mina Album – Bula Bula ” In questo album ci sono molte “forze nuove” anche fra i musicisti : Ugo Bongianni, pianista e arrangiatore ventenne, che ha programmato e suonato le tastiere”
There was such a large response to yesterdays images and film about the 65th wedding anniversary of Maria and Benvenuto that we decided today to show you another glimpse of normal everyday life in Barga. This time a birthday celebration in Barga Vecchia.