TRAVEL IN ITALY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1452: The humble home of Veronica Franco

TRAVEL IN ITALY: A book-illustrated atlas conceived by Dastilige Nevante and published by Meeting Benches, that day after day takes you inside the Italian Renaissance. From the pages of the diary-illustrated atlas, Meeting Benches shows that of 24 September 1452, with a poem by Veronica Franco: “The highest favor that Your Majesty has deigned to me, being my humble home, ...

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THE BATTLE OF THE THREE EMPERORS: They were advancing shoulder to shoulder, but would stop to shoot a hundred yards from their enemies

…………………The drummers began to beat the French had marched, and the bands of the regiments he was marking the cadence of seventy-five cm. Sixty-six steps per minute, the speed at which it was advancing – backpack and rifle ready to fire – the fifteen thousand foot soldiers of the two divisions of General Vandamme and Saint-Hilaire. Were advancing shoulder to ...

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THE CULTURAL LANDSCAPE OF LEDNICE E VALTICE: In the heart of Europe, but also in the soul of those who let themselves be carried away by their charm

Yes, today I received your small parcel, one containing the book which I had loaned. I have noticed that its pages are full of your presence, so full of phrases highlighted, and also to your clipboard. This what I like, because it shows your interest in what I wanted to share with you. Of course, I am happy to meet ...

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A MIRROR IN AN ETERNITY TIMELESS: A distant season of chaos and pain, the need to innovate, looking into their eyes

……………..Maybe it was a Fall, one in which he felt a painful blow, rolling on the floor, then rise again, and be dragged into the chaos that reigned everywhere, with so many people – like her – helplessly trying to hide behind barricades strange, high to the second floor of the surrounding houses. Nothing made ​​sense, while Austerlitz rushed in ...

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TORMENTS, SONGS AND CARTOONS: Looking a sweet face, with Frida

BLACK SPOTS Fall 2013 – Frida   “Black spots, On your sweet face once candid: dark spots …! The torments, songs, cartoons (…) Watch timed! I keep waiting for you but while always on my days and thick lenses my sad, long, chants mental … What a pain, that torment your absence. I end up detestarti so as not to ...

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THE NICE BLACK HOLE OF THE COMMISSIONER HOCHSHORNER: He felt healthy and normal, without any reduction of his erotic fantasies

………………………….Pavel had no disorder of sexual desire, but she could not understand why his wife Petra had so little desire to have sex with him. He felt healthy and normal, because he had reduced the quantity and quality of their sex, but he simply had other females. He did not have any reduction of his erotic fantasies, indeed, we slid ...

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THE SMILE AND TEARS: With Frida, under his playful clouds

CLOUDS Autumn, 2013, by Frida   “Mixed Feelings penis piercing mouths of misleading cripples on the streets of silicon walkers minds of barrels full of gold to adorn with laurel.   Dilapidated cloud playful, it’s raining, the ground is muddy, keep cheeks with honey, I close in the evenings with love Sun and wind.”

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WELCOME TO MEETING BENCHES: Where writing, reading and traveling

Welcome to Meeting Benches, where writing, reading and traveling. “Past and Present” are ” Here and Now “, our proposal calls any web-traveler to sit at the desk of our Meeting Benches to share his/her own emotions, to know other people and to observe new horizons. Choose a bench where you can publish what you write (a short excerpt of ...

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MALINDI, RESTAURANT KB KAREN BLIXEN: Chatting under a starry sky, next to a mango tree, waiting to return to the home of Silver Sand Road

……………….For dinner Rossella wanted to absolutely make a reservation at the restaurant KB Karen Blixen, on the main road from Malindi, Lamu the Road, not too far from their cottage. At the table, she revealed that the reasons for her insistence. The Danish Baroness Karen Blixen, the daughter of Wilhelm Dinesen, the Danish army officer, arrived in Africa in 1914 ...

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A CRESCENT MOON AND A WONDERFUL WOMAN: look out for a special window, the one that opens up a page of the Italian Renaissance, under a starry sky and the sound of crickets and cicadas

…………………..What, embracing Bianca, I’m watching tonight from the window of his room, the whole valley of the Marecchia. From these three hundred meters above sea level, the view extends as far as Rimini, across the plains and the hills around it, those where, twenty thousand nights before this, came the militia of Federico II da Montefeltro. In the darkness of ...

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BAGS FILLED WITH APPLES AND A HANDKERCHIEF flowery Objects almost dissolved, transparent and thin, witnessing the foreboding and the weight of the impossible.

……………………………….The squadron of cavalry Jacopo Rucellai had been addressed, near Slavikowitz, by the Cossacks in the rear of Bagration. Those riders Russians, were loaded with spoils of war, and only at the cost of heavy losses the French had routed those opponents so elusive. Camping out in the small Austrian village of Moravia, the hussars were filled at will, with ...

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