Latest Posts with italy tag

italy

106 Articles 2 Followers


Urban Hiking - Nonantola - PART 1

26 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments lemming

Nonantola is a town located about 10 km northeastward from Modena. I was returning from a survey in the lower plain when I passed through Nonantola and I said to myself: why not?   I stopped the car for a quick hike in the old part of the town. It...

Urban Hiking - Castelvetro di Modena by night PART 2

24 Feb 2021 1 minute read 2 comments lemming

I have introduced the town of Castelvetro di Modena here https://www.publish0x.com/nature-tells-tales-it-is-not-fiction-its-nature/urban-hiking-castelvetro-di-modena-by-night-xqkyzne. There are two ways to enter the old town: from the south and from...

Italian Ambassador to DR Congo Killed in Attack

22 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

43 year-old Luca Attanasio, Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, along with 30 year-old Vittorio Iacovacci, a military police officer, and a Congolese driver are dead after a United Nations' World Food Program convoy was attack nea...

River hiking - Canale Minutara (Northern Italy)

19 Feb 2021 1 minute read 2 comments lemming

The Canale Minutara (Minutara Channell) is a tributary of the Canale Naviglio which I have shown here  https://www.publish0x.com/nature-tells-tales-it-is-not-fiction-its-nature/river-hiking-canale-naviglio-northern-italy-xerzoxg. I walked along its...

Across the river and into the trees: Becca bridge - A photographic project

17 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Dr_Gonzi

At the exact point where the two great rivers meet - Ticino and Po - the Becca bridge stands, an extraordinary man-made artefact built between 1910 and 1912 on a project by the Swiss engineer Jules Röthlisberger. The bridge connects the city of Pavia...

Urban Hiking - Castelvetro di Modena by night

17 Feb 2021 1 minute read 7 comments lemming

Castelvetro di Modena is a small town perched on top of a hill in the Province of Modena. Probably it took origin from an old Roman camp. To walk along the streets of the old town centre is very suggestive, especially at night when there are not so m...

River hiking - Canale Naviglio (Northern Italy)

15 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments lemming

Some days ago I passed in Bastiglia, a small town some km north of the city of Modena and I took the opportunity to have a quick walk along the Canale Naviglio (Naviglio channel). The Naviglio is a large channel that brings water from the city of Mo...

River hiking - River Panaro (Northern Italy) - part five (A plain view)

12 Feb 2021 1 minute read 2 comments lemming

The appearance of a river changes by passing from the mountain to the plain in a manner that it can be very difficult to recognize what we had used to see.   Approximately at the height of the city of Modena, the Panaro river stops having a very wid...

Torrente Guerro (Northern Italy) - A night vision

5 Feb 2021 1 minute read 4 comments lemming

Torrente Guerro is one of the longest tributaries of River Panaro: https://www.publish0x.com/nature-tells-tales-it-is-not-fiction-its-nature/river-hiking-river-panaro-northern-italy-xroelyr https://www.publish0x.com/nature-tells-tales-it-is-not-ficti...

Urban Hiking - Episode four - The old town walls park

28 Jan 2021 1 minute read 7 comments lemming

I have already shown the castle here https://www.publish0x.com/nature-tells-tales-it-is-not-fiction-its-nature/urban-hiking-from-the-river-to-the-castle-xllpgwn and the inner old town here https://www.publish0x.com/nature-tells-tales-it-is-not-fictio...