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THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE, Chapter Seven: Silver Sand Road

From the novel “The Other Countryside”, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format in Italian, coming in the English version, a page of Chapter Seven: Silver Sand Road. With her friends, Rossella was returning from the center of Malindi, where they had visited in the afternoon the old part of the city. It was characterized by narrow streets with houses ruined facades, ...

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ERIC J. LEED, THE MIND OF THE TRAVELLER: From Odyssey to the global tourism

What was your last important trip? When you’re back home, you still had the certainty of departure, or you are immersed in the journey, to search for that part of you that you did not know she yet? You do not like Ulysses, as he was returning home in the same clothes he left, with his eyes the memory of ...

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THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE, Chapter Six: The charm of the Rift Walley

From the novel “The Other Countryside”, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format in Italian, coming in the English version, a page of Chapter Six: The charm of the Rift Valley. A few days later, he appeared on the scene a lion, big and strong. According to the Bishop says, that lion is bothered by the fact that the lioness reserve ...

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THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE, Chapter Five: The Seventh Wave

From the novel “THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE”, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format in Italian, coming in the English version, a page of Chapter Five: The Seventh Wave.  The seventh wave was considered by sailors the most dangerous, because it could cause damage and inconvenience to the vessel, in the tumult of a storm. Oceanographers knew that it was a superstition, ...

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THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE, Chapter Four: Mutoni

From the novel “THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE”, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format in Italian, coming in the English version, a page of Chapter Four: Mutonia. Giorgio he had way of knowing – through Maurizio, his colleague in the parish Caritas – that in the same town, since the nineties, he had established the most consistent and artistically active community mutoide ...

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THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE: Chapter Three, The Great acacia

From the novel “THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE”, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format in Italian, coming in the English version, a page of Chapter Three: The big acacia. “Hello, I’m George, I’ll call you from a phone booth, not far from your home. This morning I have not you seen at the bar. I need to see you. Now “. Cristiana ...

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JOURNEY IN HELL

JOURNEY IN HELL: “She begins Dante’s Alighieri, of Florence, Divine Comedy, in which he deals with the penalties and punishments, of defects and merits, rewards and virtues. It begins with the first canticle of the first, the part which is called Hell, in which the author makes introduction to the entire work.” In the middle of the journey of our life, ...

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March 20, 2014 , AT 16:57, THE BIRTH OF SPRING

March 20, 2014 , AT 16:57, THE BIRTH OF SPRING. Is on this day that the Meeting Benches welcomes the birth of his new book: TRAVEL IN ITALY, the Italian Renaissance through the eyes of Stendhal. In a famous painting by the Italian painter Botticelli, the vernal equinox has once again, to all of us, the wonder of an ” ...

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THE LAST ROW, CHAPTER ONE: An old story

  ……………………I know Bianca Mencarelli since attended the same high school Torelli, I to the fifth year and she at first. We often saw the library to consult books Federiciana very old abbot Federici, what gave his collection of books to the congregation of the Filippini, with the obligation to keep open to the public the collection of books for ...

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TIMELESS BOOKS: ANABASIS, DISPATCH FROM THE INSIDE

ANABASIS – DISPATCH FROM THE INSIDE   No, not a new book, indeed, it has more than two thousand years, but it tells us about the everyday things, the ones that wrap around relentlessly the nature of men. A writer Greek, two thousand years before now, has created an adventure book, a classic of literature, a dip in the emotions, ...

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