This is the story of Giampiero (GdZ for friends) lover of travel by bike, and his mascot, the sheep Brig, who had never left the mountains ... Their home is in Realdo, a tiny village, an "eagle's nest" perched on a rocky ridge in the Upper Valle Argentina. A territory with ancient pastoral roots [...]
From Realdo in 12 km the road leads us to the Bassa di Sanson, first on a paved road to finish in a recently unpaved dirt road. Sanson is a crossroads, intersection between different crossings. Coming from Triora and Realdo, then Valle Argentina and Italy, we could go down to La Brigue, once Italian [...]
The highlight of a recent communication campaign by Valle Argentina is: "easy to love". So it is, for the simplicity and genuineness of its environment. Here it is told of its peculiarities. A short journey begins in Badalucco with a visit to the ROI crusher, where tradition and innovation are combined, the ancient techniques [...]
In the last bicycle trips, from Patagonia to Greece, I was able to enjoy the company of my children. Now I'm going on a short solo trip. A project a bit innovative: a journey to tell my territory. Ambitious project that would like to cross all of continental Europe. This year a first taste, [...]
I'll tell you the day. The caravan for the UNESCO inspection consists of 6 off-road vehicles that transport the two inspectors, and managers and officials of the organizations that make the application: Parks of Mercantour, Alpes-Maritimes, Ligurian Alps. The inspection in our area begins at Monte Saccarello: unfortunately there is poor visibility due to [...]
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Beh, ce n'eravamo accorti, qui a Realdo. Una qualunque escursione nel circondario ed è uno stupore continuo. Intendiamoci, occorre pazienza, darsi tempo, scrutare, avere il desiderio di trovare. Per il resto è tutto lì sotto i nostri occhi. La primavera stenta a farsi largo quest'anno. Le piogge copiose hanno tuttavia cambiato radicalmente il paesaggio. Tutti [...]
Non si tratta d una nuova cava di ardesia, sostentamento economico nel passato per molti lavoratori della valle, ma superate dai fenomeni di globalizzazione. Piuttosto, di un tentativo di "cavare" dalla memoria, cultura, storia e bellezze ambientale del comprensorio alpino ligure, nuove opportunità per contrastarne lo spopolamento