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1st December and snow falls on Barga

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First snow fall of the winter season

First snow fall of the winter season

the leaves are still on the trees but snow has fallen during the night above the tree line

The seasons move on and the inhabitants of the city were greeted this morning with an example of the change on the way as the mountains surrounding Barga were all decked out with a fairly decent overnight sprinkling of snow. Older residents remarked that if the snow falls this early in the year, then generally […]

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28th April and snow once more on the mountains

28th April and snow once more on the mountains

The winter refuses to leave.

It’s only 8 degrees out there today and fresh snow fall on the mountains around Barga.

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19th April and fresh snow on the mountains

19th April and fresh snow on the mountains
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First snow of 2017

First snow of 2017

The storm during the night brought with it some long waited for snow on to the mountains surrounding Barga.

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First serious snowfall on the mountains

First serious snowfall on the mountains

There now be no doubt that the winter is creeping ever closer and starting to make itself felt.

There was a light dusting of snow on the mountain tops around Barga one morning just a couple of weeks ago but it did not last long once the sun rose and evaporated it before midday but last night there was some serous snow fall on all of the mountain tops around Barga including La […]

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First snow of the season on the mountains

First snow of the season on the mountains

a light dusting of snow - swift seasons change

Yesterday we published images of the classic “cavallone della tramontana” which was stationed on the mountains behind Barga The fast moving cloud formations, one of natures spectacular shows of strength but one best seen from a distance as the wind speeds up on the mountainside would have made life a little difficult for anybody moving […]

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Snow on the mountains around Barga

Snow on the mountains around Barga

The main snow fall was yesterday (article here) but during the night up on the mountains surrounding Barga  more settled and today the panoramic view from the Duomo was showing some dramatic scenes for those who could face the sharp wind cutting across the valley.

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International Women’s Day with snow

International Women’s Day with snow

Intanto va detto che l'usanza di regalare mimose è solo italiana, mentre la giornata della donna si festeggia in tutto il mondo dal 1977. A decidere il fiore-simbolo delle lotte per la parità è stata, nel '46, un'assemblea dell'Udi, Unione donne italiane.

International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is marked on March 8 every year. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements. Started as a Socialist political event, the holiday blended […]

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Snow on the mountains around Barga

Snow on the mountains around Barga

During the night snow fall above 800 metres and bright sunshine this morning shows nature at its best

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The melting snow ballet in Tuscany

60 seconds of poetry in action as the thaw arrives

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Snow at Sensone

Snow at Sensone

Well me and my big mouth!  I had said “the snow isn’t as bad as in previous years” and I open my door this morning to a white out.  We now have at least two inches of snow and it is still falling and the forecast is for more of the white stuff for the […]

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