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ON WITH THE BUTTER! – Iceland journey: Good beginning a good ending together four creative Icelander.

There are many wonders, even in a cow’s head. This is an http://meetingbenches.com/ journey, where creative places and people invite you to travel. After our author’s journey in Azores Islands http://meetingbenches.com/2019/03/the-eden-you-should-not-want-to-leave-azores-islands-the-destination-at-your-tipping-point/, your basket of memories will enrich with something new, this time crossing the creative rainbow that embrace a piece of Iceland. City Walk Reykjavik https://citywalk.is/ is a free walking …

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WHEN BEAUTY PROVOKES HARASSMENT – Naomi Wolf /Writing about the beauty myth.

The fixation on female thinness? An obsession about female obedience. Famous Golden Gate Bridge it is one of the modern wonders of the world. With so much to do in this amazing city, do not forget San Francisco is famous also for its restaurants. Best waterfront? Fisherman’s Wharf. Here you can experience some fantastic food. 1.5 miles off the shore, …

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BEAT TO THE SQUARE, SQUARE TO THE BEAT – William Everson / The strange vocation of a Californian poet.

When Poetry become an orchestration into vast, compelling wholes. This former gold-mining centre is now a modern city, but with plenty of reminders of its past. Entering Old Sacramento district, you will discover some old-world charm. Hip urban areas? Midtown, where you can tour craft breweries. Something special? Dragon House, featuring murals and even lamp poles made of fairies. (This …

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SONGS FROM THE ATTIC – Brooke White / Singing Hold Up My Heart.

Debuting at number 47. Los Angeles is big, stuffed with so many worthwhile experiences that you will never be asking yourself what to do. Before browsing the shelves at Small World Books, grab lunch at the local Figtree’s Café. Venice Beach (has long been known), the bohemian epicenter of California, the boardwalk is still a brilliant place for people watching. …

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WAYNE THIEBAUD, AMERICAN PAINTER – Stylized realism, depicting everyday objects and scenes.

When paintings reflect the continuity and visual connections between past and present. Our journey into California creativity, today brings us to Mesa (on the border with Arizona), to learn about art through paintings. Located in the named Maricopa County, it is a city filled with museums and hiking opportunities (do not forget its delicious food and drink). You will have …

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ROMAN HOLIDAYS, BETWEEN HILLS, TOWNS AND CARROZZES – Antonello Venditti / When time stops in Rome.

No sex without love. It’s hard law in my heart. What are the most beautiful works of painter Raphael to see in Rome? In Vatican City, entering the Stanza della Segnatura you can admire “The School of Athens“, a large fresco with a base of 770 cm. Many of the philosophers who are portrayed there are coeval personalities with Raphael …

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KISSED MOUTH DON’T LOSE ITS FORTUNE – Giovanni Boccaccio / The Decameron.

When farmers allowed one rooster for ten hens. Stendhal’s syndrome, is a psychosomatic disorder that causes dizziness and hallucinations when an individual is exposed to an experience of great personal viewing art. Welcome Florence, while you exposed to the super concentrated works of art. Don’t worry for syndrome, the effects are relatively short-lived, but what you will see remain with …

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SHORT AND FULLY POETIC MASTERPIECES – Sandro Penna / A strange joy of living, even in pain.

Oracular wisdom verses, inside Epic imprint. Here you find historical structures, museums and attractions such as the Perugina Chocolate Factory https://www.perugina.com/it During the Middle Ages, Perugia was known for its devotion to the development of arts and culture. Here he was called to work Raphael, when he moved between Florence and Perugia. Today it is a small museum dedicated to …

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ALBERTO BURRI – ITALIAN PAINTER AND SCULPTOR – Shutting off from the rest of the world.

To create a new platform for visual arts. Following the traces of Raffaello’s life, our art itinerary arrives in a city where he worked in the Church of San Nicola, Città di Castello. https://www.umbriatourism.it/en_US/-/citta-di-castello Pliny the Younger built his villa (until now identified with walls, mosaic floors and marble fragments). As you can observe, the city is mostly built of brick. …

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RAFFAELLO SANZIO, ITALIAN PAINTER AND ARCHITECT – A leading figure of Italian High Renaissance classicism.

When more serene and harmonious qualities are regarded as the highest models. The collections belonging to the National Gallery of the Marche, are on display in Ducal Palace built for the Duke Federico, http://www.gallerianazionalemarche.it/en/ducal-palace/ where next to his own rooms (between the twin turrets), he had a study built using wood inlay. The museum’s prestige is linked to the masterpieces of …

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