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TAO AND THE CALLING NAMES: The nature of a thing is determined by its name. A name is not a coincidence, but reflects the nature of a thing.

The nature of a thing is determined by its name. A name is not a coincidence, but reflects the nature of a thing. At the end of my trip in the archipelago of the Azores, while my plane is in flight to Canada, I look for a last time those nine green jewels, into the deep blue of the Atlantic ...

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PICO ISLAND, THE AZORES: Her king is a volcano, her his queen is the vine, their reign has a wild charm that you’ve never seen

38 ° 33’16 .61” N, 28 ° 26’28 .62” W, these are the geographical coordinates of the Cachorro small airport on the island of Pico in the central part of the archipelago of the Azores. Today I wanted to devote my time to discover this land where reigns a sovereign particular, its volcano, 2,300 meters high. You know me, and ...

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GRACIOSA, THE ISLAND WHITE: It is waiting for you, along with windmills and its antique organ music, to give you a score without notes, the music of the time

Hello. Together again. You’ll be certainly surprised when I will write the details of my day in the Azores, the Portuguese archipelago by the mild climate and variable, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, where on the same day – just as it happened to me today – the weather changes offer in a few hours the synthesis of the four ...

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THE MIND AND HEART OF THE TRAVELLER: Tune in on the frequencies of emptiness and chaos, discovering to travel to the islands of paper, made of words and emotions

Once again I’m here, beside you, to tell you about my trip intriguing Portuguese archipelago of the Azores Islands. As you know, at this time I am in Sao Miguel, but tomorrow morning I will fly to another island. Tonight, if you do not get bored, I’d shoot a subject of bygone days. Remember the title of a couple of ...

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SAO MIGUEL, THE ISLAND GREEN: A dip in the clear water of a volcano, including endemic plants and fumaroles. Waiting for the sunset and a glass of good wine Frei Gigante

Today I’m really happy, but tired. I hope you had a wonderful day, and to this I add a second hope that what I write may be of interest to you. As you know, these days my dives in blue found a different geographic latitude, the Azores Archipelago – http://www.visitazores.com/en – but the wonder of watching a new island, anywhere ...

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NOSTALGIA OF SARDINIA: Who has seen it will never forget it, that’s why it is useful to browse some buying opportunities in real estate

As I promised, here is a brief summary of the possibility of buying a house in Sardinia. This time, I want to express my personal opinions among the various options, letting you curious to imagine what you want, on the beautiful island nestled in the center of the western Mediterranean Sea. I also added the ability to purchase a timeshare ...

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SOUVENIRS FROM CHINA: Read with almond eyes, picking up the preciousness of three special shades of color, those who come from far away

Welcome. I am happy to be able to describe you, again, as you know from Sao Miguel, something about my trip in the Azores Islands. Last night I could not fall asleep, then, in my small luggage of travelers, I’ve got two books I had brought with me: “The mind of the traveler” by Eric J. Leed, and “The Tao ...

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AZORES ISLANDS: Breathe what no longer exists, in white houses surrounded by hedges of hydrangea, waiting for the greeting of whales and dolphins

The Europeans know that they exist since 1427, after six years was a Portuguese colony, and at the end of that century has hosted Christopher Columbus, on his return from America. After twenty years old, I return to the Azores archipelago surrounded by blue, the islands that preserve – even for me – two precious things: a very natural rhythm ...

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MADEIRA, NORTH COAST: Inside the intimacy of each expectation, waiting for the wind

Hello. The most inner of my time, living for a week in Madeira, has the charm of waiting, but just to the north of the island. This I learned by observing farmers and fishermen, while their gestures they translated for me – with care and skill, even if unintentionally – a love letter, without pen and paper. I’ve already talked ...

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INCOMING MAIL: Inside a box yellow and blue, the astonishment of remembering a holiday in Sardinia

I hope you received my package of yellow and blue, the one that I have shipped with the Italian Post Office, before our departure from Sardinia. As you know, our Vespa 300ie was not able to hold our memories of the wonderful holiday that we have lived together on the island surrounded by blue. Inside the box, you have found ...

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