We must get to the Mas du Lion – http://www.masdulion.fr/uk/liens.html – between 18:00 and 19:30 (obviously we have already booked). After our navigation on the River Rhone, I have the pleasure of staying with you – for a couple of nights – in a really special place and absolutely unusual, living an unforgettable experience, an emotion suspended between heaven and ...Read More »
Ben found. Once again we are in the south of France, to decide the kind of river cruise we want to do on the Rhone, that after a journey of 812 km flows into the Mediterranean Sea. If you need information, remember these sites: http://www.arlestourisme.com/, http://www.danfluvial.com/turismo-fluviale.php?regione=6. That ribbon of water wets Lyon and Arles, but also Avignon, Viviers and Voulte. ...Read More »
NO ONE CAN SERVE TWO MASTERS: The dog doesn’t bark in two villages at the same time. A man cannot keep your feet on both banks of the river
THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE, a novel published by Meeting Benches (e-book version available at this time only in Italian language), is now being offered in this brief summary, because you can learn two places far from each other, but also with the desire that you you can actually visit that part of Kenya and Italy, where the characters – Rossella and ...Read More »
“A lover is his backyard, the one where he hangs his heart, because he wants to win the favor of all. Having him for anybody, to hand the flame, until he is the dog house, he strives to please.” Naive and flirtatious with Moliere and Marivaux, the seductive woman also well had known and interpreted the roles offered to her ...Read More »
SAINTES-MARIES DE LA MER, FRANCE: With the eyes of the spring, along with gypsies and Sara the Black.
I am happy to meet you once again. Today we are in the Camargue, and what is right before your eyes is an ancient and beautiful city by the sea, Saintes-Maries de la Mer. Why just today, May 24, in this place? Simple, this is the day in which – each year, and by a long time – Rom and ...Read More »
The Author, was born in Italy in 1949. He graduated in Psycho-Sociology of Communication, for many years he worked for a multinational insurance, starting to write – but never publish it – novels historically settled, by placing the life stories and emotions of characters in search of a reader. With a passion for photography, history and geography, noted during his ...Read More »
The Cave of Chauvet is just 88 kilometers as the crow flies from Aigue-Mortes, but in less than two hours you have the opportunity to travel that distance that separates you from the prehistoric site, discovered in 1994, and still full of images and colors, that have not heard from millennia the human presence. Although the Upper Paleolithic era was ...Read More »
Hello, today I’ll take you on a twenty per cent of French territory that has earth-karst, in the Vaucluse, the Vercors Mountains, and also in the low and narrow valleys near Marseille. It in the pre-Alpine region of Vercors – a mountain range in the west of the Alps of Dauphine – who in 1953 had been discovered the deepest ...Read More »
“I have always been prone to the murmur of my heart, I never saw the morning and I’ve never looked for God, but now I walk around to the verses of gold, woven in the members of my son, and seeking God.” She no longer had German citizenship, because by the Nazis, and at the age of 70 year had ...Read More »
700 KM OF ROAD AND A THOUSAND CURVES: The island of Crete is in your heart, the blue of Greece remains in your eyes.
A wonderful day full of sun, a great desire to travel the streets of the Island of Crete. I am glad that you accepted my invitation, that provides a route of 12 stages in the places where Zeus was born, along with our civilization. Brink of Summer, on my Vespa. Together, we travel along winding roads and full of history, ...Read More »
WHERE, HOW, WHEN: Back on the places of a novel, set at Austerlitz and Didier, Jacopo and Magdalenka
Hello. Yesterday we completed the presentation of some pages of the novel WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ. Obviously, each of its 10 chapters is connected to many places, and it is in those places that we invite you to go to relive the emotions of those evocative landscapes, along with Austerlitz and Didier, Jacopo and Magdalenka. Around the small town of Sourdun ...Read More »
To SETE WITH GEORGE BRASSENS: Obviously, listening to “The Mauvaise Réputation”, and also “Les Amoreux des bancs publics”
Everyone remembers him with a guitar in his hand, but the weaver of rhymes and notes had loved the piano. Those who knew him, never forget him, and between them, even a Italian singer-songwriter Fabrizio De André. He loved the summers French Brittany and the smoke of his pipe – perhaps too much – because he had paid a high ...Read More »
WITH HEINRIH HEINE: go with him to the mountains, in the quiet huts, where the heart expands and the air blows freely.
He was convinced that in men – and women in par – a passion that is not without scary, and also of seriousness of the fatalistic necessity one that manifests itself in the tragedies. Love, in truth, it brings, as always, a bandage and a quiver full of arrows. But these darts are pretty winged deadly sharp, and the little ...Read More »
Meeting Benches Publisher offers an unpublished novel, titled apparently misleading: WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ. Sure, some of the events experienced by the protagonists of the book, they are set in places of an ancient battle, but the narrative focus is love. A diary, a diary old yellowed by time, and written by a hussar of the first French Empire, retains the ...Read More »