Moving through conch shell carving, Kalighat paintings and Bengali saree. This was once a prosperous kingdom. It is here that Meerabai (the poetess and most famous devotee of Lord Krishna), was born. Merta is famous for the Charbuja Temple (located in the city centre). Also the mosque alongwith the other Hindu shrines form an important tourist attraction. In this land, …Read More »
“Author’s trip,” memory that surrounds our lives. Have you decided where to go to sleep? Try Kirkwood Inn, http://www.kirkwoodinn.com/ a romantic motel with a complimentary breakfast and an outdoor pool. In this town you can find a large community of working artists Cincinnati Opera and a variety of theaters. From its 18th-century beginnings, music was a Cincinnati social and civilizing …Read More »
FROM CAVALLINO RAMPANTE, UNTIL BOLTRAFFIO’S SWEETNESS – 104 minutes and 108 miles, searching Italian stylistic perfection.
Giovanni Boltraffio, Ferrari and Lambrusco: 108 miles of Italian creativity, listening to Guccini. Our “author’s journey” starts in Modena, a very special city, where the beauty of some car models joins the unmistakable flavors of its traditional cuisine. Modena lies in-between Bologna and Parma. Its main source of economy is car manufacturing, including Ferrari and Maserati. Not only, it’s a …Read More »
A PRECIOUS JEWEL, BETWEEN RIVER MURRAY AND PACIFIC OCEAN – New South Wales, natural treasures that will leave you breathless.
A creative imagery, where Bondi Beach is only one day from the Blue Mountains. In Australian history, the first British settlement was carried out by what the Australians remember with the name “the first fleet”, consisting of 11 boats and 1400 passengers. On January 26, 1788, that fleet arrived in Port Jackson. From that distant fragment of history, the Australian …Read More »
DISCOVER THE WONDERS OF INDONESIA, IN YOUR CREATIVE WAY – When creativity is nourished by a spicy chicken soup.
Moving between lush paddy fields and fascinating Indonesian writers. While the sandy shores of Bali are frequented by many tourists, there is so much more to this incredible country, the Indonesia, that remains almost unexplored. Until incredible wildlife compare into your eyes, in the deep jungles of Sumatra. From the lush rice fields and waterfalls of Bali, to temples and …Read More »
AUTHOR’S TRAVEL IN CHINA – Moving in the “Middle Country” listening to Li Yuchun, including Huishan clay dolls and beautiful Yixing teapots.
Visiting China, the Middle Empire, between myth and creative reality. The hearing, is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations, changes in the pressure of the surrounding, through the ear. Auditory processing relies on how the brain recognises and differentiates sound stimuli. But you’ve also the inner hearing, the invisible sound of your emotions, a special sensibility that can …Read More »
Two painters, a songwriter and two Indian writers, traveling with you. As usual, our “author’s journey” starts in Mumbai, the Indian ports. First you need to stop at the fabulous Sabyasachi flag-ship store (in Kala Ghoda), and let them dress you up intricately embroidered skirts. To watch the sun turning every shade of pink above the skyline? The Gateway of …Read More »
IRISH ATMOSPHERE – “Author’s Journey” from Belfast to Enniscorthy, not to mention the Book of Kells.
Two writers, a rock-band and two painters, with you on Irish roads. Nearly 300 km (186 miles) and three hours by car. This is what is needed to achieve a small cultural escape, an “author’s travel” between Belfast and Enniscorthy (through Inniskeen and Dublin). Together with you, some creative people will tell you something special about an island named Ireland …Read More »
ABOVE WATER AND UNDER THE SKY – Journey into Spanish creativity, along with five unforgettable artists.
Canary Islands, Andalusia and Castile-La Mancha Located in the Atlantic Ocean, La Palma is one of the Canary Islands that attracts travelers due to its natural beauty (volcanoes and black beaches). The whole island of La Palma is cone-shaped and its tallest peak is located 2426 meters above sea level. Don’t worry: the last eruption was recorded in 1971. Its …Read More »
BETWEEN BUBBLING CHAMPAGNE, CROISSANTS AND CHATEAUX – Planning a trip to France? Maybe between Charleville-Mezieres and Bourges.
Where each region looks and feels different, as in Champagne-Ardenne. France is all about Roman temples and Renaissance châteaux. During your trip you can choose the gardens Monet painted, and savour a Parisian café where artists met, or something different. Just under 500 km and almost 5 hours of travel. This is what you need to achieve an unforgettable “author’s …Read More »