Monthly Archives: February 2012

From Zero to Spring

One minute we are shivering away in Siberian-like temperatures, watching as the penguins waddle across the icy river and the next we have thrown our many layers off and everyone is perched outside their house, faces tilted up to the … Continue reading

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Steaming in Bagni

There is nothing quite like taking a plunge in hot thermal water to de-frost your inner-core! I trudged up to the Bagni Bernabo and stood looking out over snow covered Bagni di Lucca musing over the fact that for this … Continue reading

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Snow, snow, snow

It is everywhere! We went from having to make our own snow up at the ski resort of Abetone, to shoveling it furiously off our roads and paths – all in sub-zero temperatures! Whilst stonkingly cold it is gloriously sunny … Continue reading

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