Legend: The drunk wagoner – Pomeifré, Val Germanasca

26 July 2019

It was a dark night, and a wagoner was traveling through the Germanasca valley going towards Prali. The man, who was dead-drunk, was singing bad songs and laughing dumbly, falling asleep every now and then cradled by the horse pace. Near Pomeifré, he saw a shadow out of the corner of his eye, and he […]

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Giosuè Gianavello’s history and events

16 November 2018

Hello my friends! For some time now we have been following the adventures of Giosuè Gianavello and of his Bandits. Soon we will go back to stories concerning Waldensian Valleys, but today I’d like to make a short summary (and many insights, just follow the green links in the text) of the story of the […]

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Appiotti, Torre Pellice

24 August 2018

Hello! Today, as I promised you some time ago, I decided to take you back with me to the Appiotti of Torre Pellice, since I still have something else to tell you! You have to know that this small village really wheted the fantasy of people from the Valley, who have handed down other versions […]

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Bec Dauphin – Perosa Argentina

10 August 2018

Hi all! Today I want to discover with you a small piece of the local history of Perosa Argentina: Bec Dauphin. Here we can find the ruins of an ancient stronghold: for long periods, Perosa had been a borderland and this spur of rock was used as a supervision spot for the underlying valley. The […]

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Along Pellice creek

16 March 2018

For today’s journey you won’t need neither comfortable shoes nor a full water bottle, but only a sheet of paper and a lot of immagination! Have you ever made a paper boat in order to make it cut the water of a river? And when it goes away don’t you think, as I do, that […]

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Legend: A bad encounter in the dark – Coulmian meadows, Massello

5 January 2018

Today I’m telling you about a legend set at altitude. We are near the Coulmian meadows, in the territory of Massello, in Val Germanasca, where it’s possible to breathe a pleasantly crisp air even during Summer. I recently discovered this pasture walking on the beautiful Arturo Genre path, a ring-shaped trail which, starting from Maniglia […]

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Castrum Hengroniae – Angrogna

15 September 2017

Hi kids! The walk I’d like to suggest today is really going to be an adventure ’cause we will try together to find a missing place (…that maybe never even existed)! The Castrum Hengroniae, which is a Latin name meaning “Angrogna Castle”, is a mysterious building destroyed in 1332, where an inquisitor (a person who […]

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Valdesina goes on holiday: Rio Martino cavern, Crissolo

7 July 2017

Today I want to talk you about a place that’s outside from the Valleys, and for this reason I’ve prepared a bigger sandwich to start my journey to Crissolo, in Val Po. I’ve heard many times people talking about the Rio Martino cavern, a place that in some ways is connected to the history of […]

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Carlo Alberto Fountain – Torre Pellice

14 April 2017

Hello kids! Today I will not take you too much time, since I really hope this weekend you’re going to have a nice Easter and I wish you’re planning many beautiful family outings choosing between the places we visited together through the years! Today we are in a very central area of Torre Pellice (Turin)… […]

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The Christmas tree

23 December 2016

Today I want to tell you about a guest who every year appears in this period and forces us to rethink the whole home design. It’s green and rich of light and decorations, and often the adults say that they’re making it only for the children’s joy, but actually it’s not true… Have you guessed […]

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