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IN THE BLUE: No matter the journey, provided that the horizon is extensive. An adventure with Jacques Delors, in the Aegean Sea, to the island of Crete.

He did not know if he would leave  the ferry with Force or with the other, the one called Audacity. Basically, for Jacques Delors, the departure he had destination, but also had one unknown factor. That Frenchman who loved the sea, he want to do in fact travel again – and not just geographically – to look in the broader ...

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A FRIEND INSEPARABLE: Open your eyes to the emotions, telling the past to imagine the future

Take it with you, on every trip. No, it is not a friend, is a travel notebook that you can find on this site http://shop.viaggiericordi.com/it/quaderni_di_viaggio to return to travel in your memories. He is a piece of leather craft and recycled cotton paper, he is made entirely by hand and he can be your travel companion, perfect for writing and ...

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WELCOME TO HELL: Santorini, where the smell beyond the grave is pleasant , and the taste is unforgettable

Welcome. Today we leave for the island of Thera, because that was the name the ancient Greeks gave to Santorini, the largest of the Cyclades archipelago. Even from a distance, when our ferry will approach to the volcanic island painted in gray, you will spot well  the upstream Prophitis Illas, but you must not forget that this is a volcano, ...

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GREECE, AT HOME OF ARTEMIS AND APOLLO: The wonder in your eyes, the emotion in your heart

For your overnight stay, I recommend the small hotel Zorsis (www.zorzishotel.com), where you can sleep in beds Louis XV style, but I advise you to ask about one of its 10 rooms, one on the back, because it is from the terrace of that room you can admire the sky of your night on Mykonos. As you know, tomorrow we ...

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TASTE OF GREECE: Léna Skrivanou at home, waiting for the moment of donuts with honey and ice cream.

Windmills and beaches, whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches. Today, you’re with Meeting Benches in an airport greek archipelago of the Cyclades, but we will not have the time to talk about all the 56 islands (of which 24 are inhabited), and our curiosity will stop only at Mykonos, the island cosmopolitan and tolerant, one that welcomes thousands of visitors all ...

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THE TOWER OF CARIGNANO: Traveling May 9, 2014 with Meeting Benches, to see places and homes where return to.

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 ...

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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 ...

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MY SPAIN: Let yourself be caressed by her charm, let us embrace by memories

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 ...

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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 ...

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THE WOMAN WHO SPOKE THREE LANGUAGES: Traveling, inside the incredible story of Cachtice

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 ...

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