It’s freezing!

“The Beast from the East” is certainly making its presence felt in Bagni di Lucca. It was below zero on my balcony at Ponte a Serraglio this morning.

We don’t have deep snow like Rome. There were a few flurries the other day and fierce wind, but no snow on the ground.

After being shut in the house for a couple of days I decided to drive up to Montefegatesi, the highest of the Bagni di Lucca villages at around 840 metres above sea level, in the hope if finding some snow. Apart from a few patches of snow in shaded areas the village was clear. The temperature was -7!

Montefegatesi looks wonderful whatever the weather. Here it is with its winter coat.

Montefegatesi

Montefegatesi

Montefegatesi

Montefegatesi

There was little snow, but lots of frozen puddles.

The surrounding mountains are covered with snow.

Montefegatesi

Montefegatesi

Montefegatesi

Montefegatesi

Montefegatesi

I visited when I was here in autumn, a beautiful season in Montefegatesi.

Montefegatesi

Montefegatesi

Montefegatesi

Soon it will be spring and everything will look different again.

 

13 thoughts on “It’s freezing!

  1. Dear Debra, the weather really hits, as they say from Siberia! We have been waiting too… cold but not snow yet. Your photographs are like an art painting. So beautiful, Thank you, have a nice day, Love, nia

  2. I love winter landscapes most of all and your photographs are so beautiful – i love the frozen puddles. It has been miserably hot and humid here. We have had some good rain, though, and some impressive storms. Heat and humidity are not good for being a whirling dervish with a bucket and scrubbing brush. Our house is now on the market and we have our first open house this Saturday.

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