It is July 31st, at one o’clock at night the hail arrived. In a whirlwind of lightning bolts, so close together as to create long moments of constant light, hail balls as large as grapes, in some cases the size of tennis balls, fell from the sky. An unusual fury in two successive waves, never seen by the people of the village… and then the air charged with electricity, dense with ozone and scents so pungent that it feels itchy in the nostrils. The next morning we realize that the damage done to the cultivations and to the greenhouses is huge and breathtaking, it twill take us years to recover.
Second tour with Diego Rossi, aka Jack in the Green. Jack is an environmental and hiking guide in the Ligurian
Diego Rossi, aka Jack in the Green is an environmental and hiking guide in the Ligurian Alps. In this article