The “muén du surdu” Right below Aurigo, next to the Impero torrent, there are the remains of the small inhabited nucleus of the Molini, in the Carchere region. Here, as early as 1500, four families lived permanently and there were two water mills.The Mulini di Carchere were also called “muén du surdu”, that translates as […]
This large water cistern, called “lona”, is in the subsoil of the Convent of the Poor Clares in Diano Castello. Text and pictures by di Nicola Ferrarese.
Next to the ancient ridge road
In a document, cited in the volume “La Valle di Rezzo: i Tempi del Quotidiano”, written by Gianni De Moro, edited by Dominci Editore, we read that the road that passes “over another bridge called Anterigo leads to the regions Anterigo Zotto and Mezzaluna”. This bridge is then part of a very important path that […]
The Ponte della Cianca has been recently renovated.
The symbol of the high mountains for the inhabitants of Western Liguria Located on the Saccarello, which with its 2201 meters above sea level is the highest mountain in Liguria, the statue of the Redentore (Redeemer) dominates the valleys of the province of Imperia, next to the province of Cuneo and France.The Redentore embraces with […]
The second peak of Liguria With its 2153 meters, Monte Frontè it is the second peak in Liguria after Monte Saccarello. It represents the watershed between the Tanaro valley, the Argentina valley and the Arroscia valley and overlooks the “Ciottu de e Giaie”, or the “Conca dei torrenti”, where spring waters are born.Once called Frontero, […]
The mill of the Argentina Valley Molini di Triora owes its name to the many mills that once milled cereals and chestnuts, the main sources of livelihood in the upper Argentina Valley. It is even said that there were 23, thanks to the quantity of raw materials to be processed. In the heart of the […]
Carved by water Under the inhabited area of Carpasio the waters of Carpasina create unique and scenographic environments. In fact, on its descent to the valley, the stream digs deep and characteristic gorges, called “trunette”, and originates waterfalls and spectacular pools of water. Testo a cura di Nicola Ferrarese, Melania D’Alessandro, immagini di Claudio Cecchi
Partisan Resistance Museum Carpasio’s story can be read on slate and marble plaques linked to war memories, as well as on the doors still colored blue, a secret sign of friendship and solidarity with the Partisans. Once, the Carpasio countryside was colored by lavender, which constituted a wealth for the country, so much so that […]