Monthly Archives June 2013

27 June 2013: In Case of Earthquake, Cower Under Table Or How To Wait Out an Earthquake; English Expat Edition

After the upheaval (terrible pun unintended) of the last few days, I thought it might be a good idea to write about The Completely Sensible Way To Act During An Earthquake, or rather, what I found myself doing during an earthquake. 1. Like everyone else  in Lunigiana, make sure you ring the emergency services to ensure that they know that there’s an earthquake actually happening. It is, after all, entirely plausible that they hadn’t noticed the foundations of their office trembling, or the fact that their desk had overturned itself. 2. Find a good place to cower. I particularly recommend a
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17 June 2013: Summer comes to Lunigiana’s National Parks

Summer is here! And with it the opportunity to explore the numerous national parks that surround Lunigiana. Home to some of the most diverse and beautiful wildlife in Italy, the parks are clustered around the 39 mile long River Magra, which is perfect to explore by boat. In particular, Montemarcello-Magra Park is worth a visit for the spectacular views alone. Boasting a view over La Spezia Gulf to the west and the River Magra to the east, it is perfect to explore by foot or on horseback. Another remarkable area is the Il Parco dei Cento Laghi which occupies 22827
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