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Monthly market in Barga Vecchia

Monthly market in Barga Vecchia

12 degrees and rain --- so what has happened to the spring ?

Every month we publish a series of images from the market held in Barga every second Sunday in the month. Some months there is a good influx of people, some months less. In amongst the usual Barbie dolls, bric a brac, Mussolini busts and religious icons, this month here has been a concerted effort to […]

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Spring monthly market in Barga Vecchia

Spring monthly market in Barga Vecchia

spring sunshine for the Monthly Market

Every month we publish a series of images from the market held in Barga every second Sunday in the month. Some months there is a good influx of people, some months less. In amongst the usual Barbie dolls, bric a brac, Mussolini busts and religious icons, this month here has been a concerted effort to […]

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Monthly market in Barga Vecchia

Monthly market in Barga Vecchia

As it is the second Sunday of the month the traditional monthly market in Barga Vecchia was in full swing this morning. It was very interesting this morning to see put on display and for sale objects like bicycle dynamos and valves from valve radios – now gradually entering into the world of antiques.

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Traditional monthly market in Barga Vecchia

Traditional monthly market in Barga Vecchia

As it is the second Sunday of the month the traditional monthly market in Barga Vecchia was in full swing this morning

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Monthly market in Barga Vecchia

Monthly market in Barga Vecchia

spring sunshine and showers for the monthly market

Last month we published a series of images from the monthly market held in Barga every second Sunday in the month. They showed an increase in the participation by craftsmen, craftswomen and craftspeople in general. People were also coming from further away from the city to show their wares. New ceramics and hand made silver jewellery were in […]

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Monthly market in Barga

Monthly market in Barga

The rain finally stopped for a day allowing the traditional monthly market to take place in Barga but it has to be said that it was a fairly low key affair with hardly any stalls inside the castle walls – most of them staying on the Fosso and enjoying the sun while they could. As […]

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Monthly market in Barga

Monthly market in Barga

christmas seems to be just around the corner ?

10° in Barga this morning and it feels as though the autumn is on the way out and maybe winter is ready to come down from the mountains. It’s probably that we are just not yet used to walking around with jackets and scarves – it’s probably the first weekend of the year but there […]