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February in Italy means that almost every city big or little is invaded with masks, colors, sweets and lights bringing a lot of excitement and a unique atmosphere all around:  it’s Carnival! Carnival is an ancient tradition occurring the immediate period before Lent and reaches its peak on Giovedì Grasso (Fat Thursday) and Martedì Grasso (Fat Tuesday), the last Thursday…

Last weekend I did something different for a change to celebrate carnival: instead of dressing up and glittering my face I found my self among the Battle of the Oranges, manifestation typical of Ivrea.