February 28, 2024 12:12 am

Travel

WHERE THE COLOR GOLD MELTING WITH BLUE – Ermoupoli and Syros Island: Greece, Cyclades archipelago

The feet you have placed on the rocky Syros, as well as from the year 2800 to. C. so many other people have done before you. In this fascinating island of Greece, awaits the elegant Ermoupoli – the largest city of the Cyclades islands – where you can observe over you two twin mountains (one north and one south, one …

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TWICE A YEAR – Massa Marittima, Italy: “The Balestro del Girifalco”

From Sunday, May 22, 2016 to Sunday (or from Sunday, August 14, 2016 to Sunday), 24 archers take part in the race, for each of the 8 Terzieri Massa Marittima, where it is divided from the time of its establishment as a free municipality. This exciting event is a medieval crossbow competition, where shooters from each district of the city …

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37° HAVE BEEN IN USE, SINCE THE TIME OF THE ETRUSCANS – Saturnia, Italy: Maremma, region of Tuscany

His name is linked to a legend that surrounds its ancient origins. It is said that the thermal springs have been gleaned from a thunderbolt launched by Jupiter, angry with his father Saturn. Saturn, before stopping in the wild but beautiful Maremma, wandered (according to the greek-Roman mythology), throughout Italy. Contrary to what is narrated by this legend, it seems …

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THE NIGHT OF PIRATES – Porto Ercole, Italy: Book your dinner at Osteria dei Nobili Santi, without losing the arrival of Blackbeard

You have in your mind the idea of going to Italy? Why not go the first days of May? It will take place, in fact, on days 6, 7 and 8 May 2016, the tenth edition of the “Night of the Pirates of Porto Ercole”. You will have the chance to see the pirates landing on the port, the hideouts …

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LISTENING TO THE SOUND OF SERENITY – Zaanse Schans, Netherlands: the time machine, the blades of silence

In 2007, a new mill was built, inside which you can see and hear the story of the mills. To enjoy this experience, you can go to Zaanse Schans, Holland. Zaanse Schans – in the area of Zaandam, North Holland – has an amazing set of windmills that, all together, take the visitor back in time. They have also been …

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EATING INTO THE REALM OF KITSCH – Moeders Restaurant, Amsterdam: you can order a tasting menu

When your geographical horizon extends – for business or pleasure – you have the wonderful opportunity to hear you inside, as well as the Vitruvian Man reminds us. A 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 …

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WELCOME TO THE MILL OF INFERSA – Sicily, Trapani Laguna: a refreshing swim, or relax over a crust of salt? You choose

If you’re planning a trip to Sicily, add this information to your program. Yes, certainly worth a visit the mill of Infersa, what – together with two other mills – is part of a themed walk in the salt marshes “Ettore e Infersa”. Coming, discover the visitor center and shop the rooms, you can give yourself a gastronomic tasting, but …

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE – Romance, by Jane Austen

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Jane Austen was able to investigate and tell the most varied nuances of the human soul to the point that her novel is engaging and well today in 203 years away. Her books can be viewed most simply as eerily good romance novels, more broadly as sharp critiques of nineteenth-century vanity, cruelty and folly, and–broadest of all–as …

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IN THE LAND OF DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA – Travel to Consuegra, Spain

If you have planned your trip to Spain, remember that there is a path – the ruta de Don Qujote – which retraces the places described by Cervantes, that is, the ability to linger just off of each of the twelve mills (all arranged on the rocky Colle Calderico, all baptized with names extracted from the work of Cervantes). Coming, …

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PARADISE IN MINIATURE – Koufonissi, Greece: falling asleep, listening to the wind

A Paradise in miniature, is a place hard to forget. One of the most beautiful Greek islands, with only 4 square kilometers of surface. It is a quiet island, no traffic, but with many beautiful beaches (and an elegant nightlife for those who do not sleep). The inhabitants have always lived by fishing, but they do their best to refurbish …

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