Some commentators have likened Barga Vecchia to a kind of open air theatre with the residents of Barga all having a walk on part. One of the main actors in this play very sadly walked off stage for the final time one year ago today. Carlo Sacco who had an accident in his Ape unfortunately did not bounced back as many of his friends hoped and died shortly after in hospital. Sacco had his own page on barganews for over a decade. He was the face behind the virtual Scotsman He was also the official spokesgnome for the Gnome Liberation Front and his Ferrari Ape was probably the most photographed means of transport in the area.
Sacco working on his presepe in Aristos bar in Barga Vecchia – Dec 2008
carlo sacco proudly shows off his presepe in the window of aristodemos bar in Barga Vecchia – Dec 2006