There was a bagpipe player outside my balcony, yesterday.
It seems that he’d always appear in our neighbourhood once a year, somewhere in December. I’m not sure if this is an Italian tradition leading to Christmas, like an Advent Calendar.
It seems out of place. Why is there a man playing a bagpipe walking around in Rome? It is interesting to see nevertheless.
Update : Cart tells me that this man is a sort of Zampognaro – traditionally a shepherd with a bagpipe and he plays his instrument as the days go closer towards Christmas. Cart doesn’t believe that he’s a real shepherd though, as his shoes are wrong.
(I love the Ciocia by the way. Dolce and Gabbana can go home and take a break for a while)
If you liked this post, come see the other interesting things I see in the neighbourhood :