Hello. Today, we are in central Italy, in the valley of an ancient village. Before you arrive on the banks of a small stream, you see the Baths of Carignano, but is also visible a tower – one that rises above the village at 180 meters above sea level – and it is only 6 km away from the Adriatic ...Read More »
THE HOUSE IN THE HEART, THE HEART IN A HOUSE: Traveling with Meeting Benches, to see places and houses to return to.
Does anyone think that the house it is a place and a material structure, and others that it is a place of the mind. In both cases, however, we can agree that “the house” it is a container. Travelling the lands of the Italian Renaissance or in Andalusia, in an archipelago of Greece or in the heart of Australia, it ...Read More »
Yes, it’s impossible not to love Spain. Sure, it’s highly unlikely that you do not notice that at the center of the Iberian Peninsula summers are very hot (and the winters are just as cold). For this reason, there is a remedy: I advise you to do, now, with me, the “Grand Tour of my Spain ” what I have ...Read More »
OUZO, CAFFE ‘GREEK AND LIQUOR KUMQUAT: Looking a treasure chest of valuable islands, on a cobalt blue sea
Among olive groves and cypress trees, a small archipelago in the Mediterranean has collected over the centuries – as well as in a mosaic – the memory of ancient Greece, Rome and Venice, but it also keeps fingerprints discussing France and England. Paxos and Ithaca, Kefalonia, Lefkada and Corfu, these are the names of its most precious gems. Inside the ...Read More »
Surely you’re not interested to visit an industrial city of Slovakia, but Nové Mesto nad Vahom is special for one thing, when you get off the train. Two castles are waiting for you just a few miles from this city, but what I suggest you to visit – just 8 miles – is the castle of Cachtice where you expect ...Read More »
THE LAST ROW: A RETURN TO LIGHT IN THIRTEEN TOURIST ROUTES: Sixth Itinerary, Macerata Feltria > 123 km in 3 hours and a quarter: Macerata Feltria Monte Cerignone, Montegrimano, Mercatino Conca, Sassofeltrio, Montegiardino, Faetano, Montescudo Gemmano, Montefiore Conca, Saludecio, Mondaino, Cerreto, Tavoleto, Auditore, Montecalco in Leaf Castle Cavallino, Pieve di Bitch, San Donato in Taviglione, Sassocorvaro, Certalto, Macerata Feltria. MACERATA FELTRIA: ...Read More »
THE RETURN OF PEELED: after 200 years, Boney landed in the island of Elba, in the bicentenary of his distant landing of 1814
For his grumpy soldiers, he was “the Peeled”, for his enemies he was British “Boney” to his teammates during the artillery he was “Napo”, but in demonstration of the fact that some events (and some characters historians), have greater significance than others, Elba Island is preparing to commemorate the Gulf of Portoferraio the unlikely arrival of a ship from particular ...Read More »
From one remoteness never turned off, TRAVEL IN ITALY offers landscapes, painters and poets, selecting events, works, places and poems, capturing the corresponding emotions, to transform them into pixels of the feelings that accompany and guide the reader in their own daily life. April 30th, 1478: TRAVEL IN ITALY, THE PAGE 184 > Jacopo de ‘Pazzi, in Florence is executed after ...Read More »
TOUR OF CHIANTI: Places of art and rolling hills, driving a “Vespa”, wrapped in the smell of the wort.
I am happy to meet you again in Central Italy. For this meeting, but I’ll have to ask you a favor. As you know, we will move its two wheels, on my Vespa, but since ours is the “Chianti Tour” will require that the two of us we alternate driving the scooter, when we start from Siena. I will confess ...Read More »
Thank you for having accepted my invitation to travel. This weekend, I return with great joy – with you – in places particularly dear to me, on a route that winds through the rolling hills of Central Italy, the birthplace of the Italian language and where it was created its flag flag. We will move at a speed of only ...Read More »