Monthly Archives: February 2011

Valle di Verdeggia

We discovered this little valley only recently – it’s the source of the river flowing through our village, Badalucco. It is a small but very dramatic, sort of high-alpine, dead-end valley, surrounded by ‘proper’ mountains that are part of the … Continue reading

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San Bernardo di Conio

Remote, alpine, deserted and provider of spectacular views across gently undulating valleys towards the sea and the snowy peaks of Piedmont: the area around tiny hamlet San Bernardo di Conio is one of our favourite Ligurian spots. The panorama changes … Continue reading

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Torino

We drove to Turin on a crisp, sunny and very cold day, but on approach the city was hidden in dense fog. Once we had parked the car, though, the milky winter sun had reemerged to reveal a city so … Continue reading

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