Monthly Archives: April 2011

Buggio

One of our first proper Spring-time forays: on the vast hillside panorama fresh bright green suddenly appears among all the dark green of the conifers, and the flora is going wild with colour. We checked out Buggio, which is at … Continue reading

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Monte Bignone

Monte Bignone is, according to most guides, a popular day-trip from Sanremo; it’s very close to the shore yet it’s 1,200 metres high. We went in March. Off-season it is decidedly spooky, almost a bit Eastern European in its abandoned … Continue reading

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Visitors

Following our settling-in period we have now had no less than 4 visits! Some came while it was still cold, while the latest arrival, Melanie, got the full spring treatment, including the year’s first application of sun screen. We have … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring has sprung in Liguria – about time too! There is still snow on higher ground, but down below it is reassuringly too warm for two layers most of the time – shorts and t-shirt are go! Symbol for spring … Continue reading

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