So we are at the longest day of the year and downhill all the way to winter once again.
An interesting post and image on facebook this evening from Kerry Bell to celebrate the Summer Solstice Tonight the sun sets here at the northernmost spot of these Apuan Alps. It then makes its way south past Monte Forato to its southernmost spot on December 21, and then, back again. Like clockwork. Just to remind […]
Minimalist Santa back in Barga
So all through February it looked as though the snow has going to fall. It got closer. It definitely did fall in large amounts just on the other side of the mountain but for some reason it refused to drop on Barga. That is, until February finished and March arrived and with it the snow […]
-2 and midnight snow but somebody is out there playing hard
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 […]
The winter refuses to leave.
It’s only 8 degrees out there today and fresh snow fall on the mountains around Barga.
The storm during the night brought with it some long waited for snow on to the mountains surrounding Barga.
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 […]
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 […]
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.