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Countryside hiking - A freezing walk in the trees

6 Feb 2022 1 minute read 4 comments lemming

 In December 2021 I was asked to make a survey in a place called "Riserva Naturale Cassa di espansione del fiume Secchia". It is an area located on the border between the provinces of Modena and Reggio Emilia that was formerly the site of numerous qu...

Countryside hiking - It is snowing

28 Jan 2022 1 minute read 8 comments lemming

A couple of weeks ago, it was a Sunday morning, we got up that it was snowing.  It was cold I could not help but take advantage of that opportunity for a walk in the countryside near home. I am lucky enough to live in a house that has a residential n...

Countryside hiking - The sorghum field

2 Oct 2021 1 minute read 3 comments lemming

For several years it happened to see fields like this, but I had never had the opportunity to get close. (That sort of bright balloon on the left is not a meteor, it is the sun trying to overexpose the photo). From a distance, they might look like c...

Uraban Hiking -Igea Marina (Part 3) - The sea

19 Sep 2021 1 minute read 3 comments lemming

I have written on the tourist town of Igea Marina here and here

Uraban Hiking -Igea Marina (Part 2) - The streets

11 Sep 2021 1 minute read 2 comments lemming

I have introduced the tourist town of Igea Marina here Even if it is a town focalized on tourism on the sea there is (as always) som...

Uraban Hiking -Igea Marina - The beach

3 Sep 2021 1 minute read 4 comments lemming

Recently, I have got a one-day holiday at the sea. We chose the town of Igea Marina that is located around 10 km northward from the well-known city of Rimini on the Adriatic Sea. There is a long avenue that border the beach (on the right in the imag...

Countryside/River hiking - Walking on the "Ciclabile del Sole" (The bikeway of the Sun)

13 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments lemming

Some weeks ago I had to do a survey near the small town of Camposanto and I took the opportunity to walk a little for a mix od countryside, river and urban hiking. First of all, I left my car and climbed the embankment of the River Panaro. The bikew...

Countryside hiking - Walking in the bales field

11 Aug 2021 1 minute read 6 comments lemming

I have always been fascinated by fields with bales. They remember me a sort of prehistoric temple ... ... as they were menhir left by someone in a specif order. And when the day is very hot (more than boiling) they can give a little shelter in the...

Countryside hiking - Into the sunflowers field

20 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments lemming

Some weeks ago I was driving while I saw this ... I couldn't resist it. I parked the car, jumped a not very large channel, and got to the country ground. I don't know the name of these white flowers, but they rested on the ground marking the countr...

River Hiking - Torrente Tiepido near Castelnuovo Rangone

10 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments lemming

The Torrente Tiepido is the main tributary of the River Panaro (see for example here and along its route i...