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Work starts on renovating Porta Reale – Barga Vecchia

Work starts on renovating Porta Reale – Barga Vecchia

Today is the 4th February and we should really be right in the middle of the coldest time of the year but believe it or not, it is 16° outside and a warm and sunny spring like day. Absolutely nobody is complaining about this unseasonal weather;  least of all the workmen who are this morning […]

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porta reale

porta reale

The Fosso must have looked very different before the plane trees which separate it from the street were planted and when the ancient well was still there, near the Porta Mancianella, which the women used to draw water for their houses. And it was certainly more attractive before it was asphalted and full of cars, […]

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Birds nesting around Porta Reale

Birds nesting around Porta Reale

wildlife in an urban environment