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TRAVEL IN ITALY – March 25, 1436

In Florence, the cathedral was inaugurated, in the presence of Pope Eugenio IV. SAN BERNARDINO DA SIENA                                                 Recommended to him, and you pray that sweet Mary pray for you, that you receive grace not to fall in neither those nor in such sins. And you part your looking at you and always praying to God, you will be freed. ...

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IN THE WIND – Poetry, by Dastilige Nevante

IN THE WIND Such as floating shuttle waiting for new looks. Moved by sails of emotion waiting for the wind. (Dastilige Nevante) ………………………………………………..This page is from the collection of poems ASTONISHMENT – STUPORE, published by Meeting Benches in the e-book versions of English and Italian: http://meetingbenches.com/book-italian-version/ http://meetingbenches.com/e-book-english-version/

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JOURNEY AROUND URBINO, ITALY – 118 km in three and a half hours, waiting for Federico

When your geographical horizon extends – for business or pleasure – you have the wonderful opportunity to hear you inside, like the perfectly proportioned man (created by Leonardo da Vinci), correlating the symmetry of human anatomy to the symmetry of the universe. What you see, hear, eat and feel, it’s all inside the Vitruvian approach to life. Thirteen routes in ...

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THE SAFE ISLAND WHERE HE LOVED TO RETIRE – In that house, the summer had just arrived

This page is based on the novel THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE – L’ALTRA CAMPAGNA, published by Meeting Benches in the e-book versions of English and Italian: http://meetingbenches.com/book-italian-version/ ………………………….. The house of Giorgio Ramadori, a terraced house on two levels, on the edge of the village, was the safe island where he loved to retire to tend the garden and see few ...

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THE LIVELY NIGHTLIFE OF RUE OBERKAMPF – Just like those snowflakes saw down quietly in their window

This page is based on the novel WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ – ASPETTANDO AUSTERLITZ, published by Meeting Benches in the italian e-book version: http://meetingbenches.com/book-italian-version/ ………………………………………. From their hotel, Opéra Bastille was only twenty minutes away on foot and certainly would not have missed the lively nightlife of Rue Oberkampf, sure Brigitte – the daughter of Didier Kellerman, grow up with its ...

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THE SMELL OF HIM – It was November twenty-eight, 2012, as Paris was preparing for Christmas

……………………………………… She had parked her Discovery in the nearby public parking lot, and was walking toward the hotel, concentrated on the memory of the blue eyes of her Alsatian Sun, as well as the scent of black bandana that she had pulled from her bag. The smell of him, in that cloth, was still alive and seduced her forever, transforming ...

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BRATISLAVA WAS AN ELEGANT CITY – I like writing, painting, traveling and photographing. If you have something in common with these interests, call me

………………………………….. Bratislava was an elegant city with about half million inhabitants, constantly changing as a result of recent economic growth which caused a strong internal migration from rural areas of the country. Its history was influenced by different people, such as Rom and Jews, Hungarians and Czechs, Germans and Slovaks. About century before, has different name, Pressburg in German, Pozsony ...

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TRAVEL IN ITALY – March 23, 1455

In Gubbio, the Italian poet Cleofe Borromeo Gabrielli as one of his laudatory poem dedicated host Borso d’Este. BURCHIELLO                                                                       I was sentenced to pay a hundred pounds, Zolfa want to teach singing to mother to a lesser brother of Christ. Then two hundred pounds, notice was given to me, for a steal by the Friars of Criolfa, hatred for, envy ...

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EYES ON THE EYES – Poetry, by Dastilige Nevante

  EYES ON EYES Behind everything there’s more, but only in the eyes of one person are all there, just all his stuff. (Dastilige Nevante) ***** This page is from the collection of poems ASTONISHMENT – STUPORE, published by Meeting Benches in the e-book versions of English and Italian: http://meetingbenches.com/book-italian-version/ http://meetingbenches.com/e-book-english-version/

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HE HAD TAKEN TWO WEEKS OFF – It was the desert around Lake Turkana attracted him

…………………………… Giorgio Ramadori, sales person for a multinational pharmaceutical company, that summer had entrusted the two sons ex-wife. He had taken two weeks off, they had to take him away from the memories of a failed marriage and the gossip of Morciano di Romagna, where he lived, and where everyone knew everything about everyone. He chose a place and an ...

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