I hesitated posting these photos because they were taken with my low-end smartphone. For weeks we were not allowed to go out except for essential shopping, then we were allowed to do physical activity within a 500m range from our homes. Recently this rule has been lifted, and we can even drive to locations where […]
Life goes on. Not long after my last post, Italy went into lockdown to try stop the spread of Covid-19. Within days we were told not only to stay home but we were also banned from doing any physical activity outdoors, which means my rural hikes came to an abrupt end. We, like most countries […]
This year’s Horti Tergestini lasted one day longer as it spread over the long Easter weekend. It’s never long enough, though, I visited every day, morning and afternoon, and could have done with another few days. Even if one has no intention to buy any plants, just walking around the stalls is a feast for […]
Living within walking distance from the flower fair grounds, I ended up visiting every day, morning and afternoon, alone, with family or with friends. Despite the initial unappealing weather, the fair has been a success. There were a few more drops of rain, some wind, but on the whole it was just wonderful. I wish […]
I’m definitely more of a cat person, but I really enjoyed seeing all these doggies at the flower fair Horti Tergestini. Today’s sunny weather brought large crowds and sadly it was not possible to take as many photos as I would have liked, because there was simply not enough space sometimes, but I am still […]
April is here, and the much awaited ‘Horti Tergestini‘ flower fair finally opened today. This year it is going to be open for 3 whole days, April 15th, 16th and 17th. The weather has not been very clement so far, I went first thing this morning, just before the opening, and it started raining soon […]
The traditional spring flower fair, ‘Trieste in fiore’, opened yesterday and will stay open until Sunday, 26th March. I go for the flowers, then get side-tracked by the dogs.