passeggiatà libertà 2016
  Many towns have places that have become part of their communities’ tradition, places that are irrefutably stages for particular anniversaries.   For some years the Barga community also has one: Sommocolonia, half favored for celebrating anniversaries like April 25th’s Liberation Day, which though less festive than others, is an […]

Walk of feedom of april, 25 (2016)

A large number of tourists and enthusiasts took part in this rally which, as every year, gathered at the Piazzale del Fosso in Barga.   From there the Vespas left for a tour of the countryside, going first to Sommocolonia and then finishing up at Filecchio for the inevitable friendly lunch which, as […]

Vespa Club Rally (10 July 2016)

Kindly provided by Anna Chiappa Moscardini The poetry of the buggy One evening I was in the square all’appaltino rimiravo that the sky is serene and beautiful; he heard a noise that seemed fate, was the gig of Rinaldi In them stood in the Piazza San Rocchino; all the people ran […]

The poem of the buggy

(“Rastrellamento”, xilografia di Adolfo Balduini) Barga is preparing to recall a dramatic episode of its history during the Second World War, what is known by all as “Battle of Sommocolonia”. In that incident, which occurred on December 26, 1944, the small mountain village was the scene of a violent confrontation […]

Not to forget the ‘tragic Christmas Barga’: an exhibition, a ...