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THE LAND OF EAGLES: Snowdonian Park, Wales

Before leaving for our hike, have a drink at the hotel George III, then we will continue to Barmouth. In this park, which the Welsh call “the land of the eagles”, we will have the opportunity to visit the mine of Llanbedr, along with the beautiful village that has the same name. If you are interested, we can also get ...

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ART EXIBITIONS IN THE WORLD: Milan – Under Leonardo’s Influence

Until September 28, 2015 you can visit the Museum Poldi Pezzoli (via Alessandro Manzoni, 12, Milano). Works by museums such as the Louvre, Biblioteca Abrosiana, the Vatican Museums, Uffizi Gallery and the British Royal Collection, are gathered for the occasion. You should expect: The Vitruvian Man (probably the most famous illustration ever), La belle ferronnière (the cover-portrait of the exhibition) ...

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A WONDERFUL DAY IN THE CITY OF ACROPOLIS Athens and the Acropolis, along with a memorable dinner

This evening, in Athens, do not stay in the Plaka, come along with me in Ermou Street, where we can wrap the charm of the Byzantine church of Kapnikarea. Then, we will have the opportunity to continue to the old souk of Monastiraki, because it is Sunday morning that you can make advantageous purchases at its intriguing “flea market”. If ...

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ART EXHIBITIONS IN THE WORLD: Wien, Albertina Museum – Drawing Now 2015

Until October 11, 2015 you can see “Drawing Now – 2015” at the Alberina Museum (Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Wien, website: http://www.albertina.at ), the broad spectrum of present-day tendencies of drawing in art: its range of featured works runs from the abstract to the figurative and from sketches to large-scale projects planned in great detail.

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ART EXHIBITION IN THE WORLD: Liam Gillick, on Amsterdam’s Museumplein

Gillick, an English conceptual artist who lives in New York City, design spaces for open social interaction, evaluations of the aesthetics of social, his work as a whole is also marked by a fondness for diversions and distractions, tangents and evasions. At the Stedelijk Museum, Liam Gillick on Amsterdam’s Museumplein, until June 23,2015 http://www.liamgillick.info/  

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YOU NEED TO IMAGINE SOMETHING: Cholula (Mexico), watching the hill

Perhaps, it is necessary that you imagine something, watching this hill. What it conceals is invisible, but I want to tell you something, to whet your curiosity. What is visible in the eyes, I will describe: 365 churches and a city, built – in the sixteenth century – over the ruins of an ancient Indian center. The pre-Hispanic Cholula was ...

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ART EXHIBITION IN THE WORLD: Krobath Gallery, Berlin – Otto Zitko

Giving to the spaces dynamism, removing boundaries and enriching by undreamt-of depth which hints at the dimension of time. A line drawn by Otto Zitko when he paints continues the line which the artist began a long time ago. An artist who places two-dimensional lines in existing spaces with space-occupying gestures of painting. It is the line which accompanies him ...

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THE HEAT OF PAMPLONA: A hat Elosegui and bocadillos, waiting for the bulls

Perhaps you are also arrived in Pamplona through a particular road, the one that goes in the abbey Ronceveaux. I hope that those 50 km of curves have been interesting for you (but certainly helpful), to get here, next to the noise, the color and the warmth of my city. I’ll take you – immediately – where all my friends ...

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ART EXHIBITIONS IN THE WORLD: Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne – Markus Lüpertz: Retrospective

Markus Lupertz, German painter, ut anche sculptor, writer and jazz pianist. From Picasso classical Hellenism, with expressive energy that he calls “dithyrambic painting”. You can visit the Museum: 11 avenue du Président Wilson 75116 Paris, until July 19, 2015

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A HILL NEXT TO THE SEA: To Guyan Mestras, France, between bullfighting and cookies with pine nuts

A long stretch of white sandy beaches and full of wind, but also ponds and woods. The Landes begin right at Guyan Mestras, and I offer my welcome in my home town – Arcachon – to accompany you to the highest dune of Europe. We will Pylat, rising to a height of 114 meters, over a hill of sand two ...

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