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Nature tells tales: it is not fiction, it's Nature
Nature tells tales: it is not fiction, it's Nature

Nature tells tales: it is not fiction, it's Nature

Rocks, plants, animals, landscape contain stories


Urban hiking - Nature seems to be ahead of its time

3 Mar 2024 1 minute read 0 comments lemming

In recent weeks I have noticed something strange in gardens and countryside The crocuses started blooming in early February ... . even primroses Blooms on the meadows sometimes come earlier, but that the plants also bloom in February is very unusu...

River hiking - River Panaro (Northern Italy) - part seven (A place have changed quickly)

20 Feb 2024 1 minute read 2 comments lemming

I used to go swimming in this stretch of the river when I was a child, but it changed very much. In those days you didn't have to go through a forest to get to water. In some parts, the vegetation is tangled, but the path can be simply followed. Th...

River Hiking - River Secchia (Northern Italy) (Part. 5 - The fonti di Poiano

1 Jul 2023 1 minute read 2 comments lemming

I have already written some posts on hiking along the banks of  River Secchia, but I have not yet written about the mountain part of the river. If we go upstream we can arrive at a section of the River almost wild located inside the limits of the Nat...

Mountain Hiking - Pietra di Bismantova

21 Jun 2023 1 minute read 2 comments lemming

The "Pietra di Bismantova" is a well-known mountain located in the municipality of Castelnovo ne' Monti (Province of Reggio Emilia). It has a very particular flat shape bordered by very steep cliffs. Almost every day it is possible to meet climbers...

Urban hiking - Rimini Part 4 - The esplanade of Miramare

15 May 2023 1 minute read 0 comments lemming

Rimini is a rather large city. The districts that stand along the sea take different names even if they are in continuity with each other. Miramare (literally "Look at the sea") is the last district that stands at the border with the municipality of...

Urban hiking - Rimini Part 3 - Something that distracts me along the shoreline

27 Apr 2023 1 minute read 0 comments lemming

When I walk I am often distracted by what I see around me. It can be the play of shadows and light on the ripples of the water ... ... or the furrows, the small dunes, and the ripple marks on the sandy bottom ... ... or the clouds of sand raised b...

Blooming

4 Feb 2023 1 minute read 0 comments lemming

One more effort, you're almost there.  

Urban hiking - Rimini Part 2 - Walking along the streets of Rivazzurra

29 Nov 2022 1 minute read 0 comments lemming

The city of Rimini is divided into three parts: the city center with historical monuments; North Rimini with the beaches North of the port and South Rimini with the beaches South of the port. Both North Rimini and South Rimini are then divided into d...

Urban hiking - Rimini Part 1 - The beach of Marebello

6 Nov 2022 1 minute read 0 comments lemming

This year I had the opportunity to do some day trips to Rimini during August and September. Rimini is a very well-known holiday city also all over Europe and outside Europe too. From the '60s to the '80s Rimini and the Romagna Riviera were the best-k...

Urban hiking - Modena City - Part 4

21 Oct 2022 1 minute read 1 comment lemming

Here we are at the fourth episode of urban hiking in the old town of Modena city.If you are interested you will find the first and second episodes here: https://www.publish0x.com/nature-tells-tales-it-is-not-fiction-its-nature/urban-hiking-modena-cit...