The Barrabata festival Marta, Lake Bolsena The Barabbata Festival is held every year on 14 May (Monday this year) on the shores of Lake Bolsena in the fishing village of Marta near Viterbo. The festival is a catholicised re-enaction of pagan rites of spring and consists of parading a portrait of the Virgin through the town […]
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The Barabbata Festival is held every year on 14 May on the shores of Lake Bolsena in the fishing village of Marta near Viterbo. The festival is a catholicised re-enaction of pagan rites of spring and consists of parading a portrait of the Virgin through the town and up to the church at the top of […]barabbata, festival, Italy, lake Bolsena, Marta, pagan
On his three visits to Orvieto, Freud always stayed in the comfortable Hotel delle Belle Arti on Corso Cavour in the town center, midway between Piazza Vittorio Emmanuele (now Piazza Repubblica) and the central clock tower, La Torre del Moro. There is a plaque. There were then 7,300 inhabitants, about three thousand more than […]
The ancient church occupies a site once sacred to the Etruscans. Lake Bolsena was the centre of their cult. The charm of the place lies in its desolate remoteness in the swamps near Lake Bolsena. Until the 1920s malaria was the scourge of the Italy. Often entire communities were decimated because the origins of the […]Italy hidden treasure to photograph, lake Bolsena, photographic set, photography-workshop, san lorenzo vecchio, St Cristina bolsena, st John Baptist
Typical one week Tuscan-Umbrian Photo Tour itinerary (the short break holiday photography workshop will be the first 3 and a half days). The following is only a guide to a week’s daily photo tours. There are more things to do and see in Tuscia than we can possibly do in a week. We may insert […]
Prices and Dates for Tuscany and Umbria 2022 Camera Etrusca courses, both weekend and full week, start first Friday of the month. Starting dates for workshops for this year: The Barabbata workshop May 13-15 (short workshop) 13-24 (week workshop) June 3 July 1 Aug 5 Sept 2 October 7 September 16 The nude in […]