50th anniversary of the Florence Flood

Florence wasn’t the only city to see the flood. Some left Viareggio with rafts in tow

In the blink of an eye, there are those who swear that still today they can see that small green [...]

The 1966 flood and the indelible trauma of memory

Every time someone mentions the Arno and the great flood, new memories always resurface in someone. Each one of those [...]

Angels almost by chance. In the mud, the library, the hospitals

After the first night, no one stayed by themselves. No one. And no one has ever fully described the fatigue, [...]

“When the mud swallowed dad’s Lambretta”

“We were there to help,” writes Giuseppe. His surname is Alighieri, just like Dante. And as well as also being [...]