March 20, 2014 , AT 16:57, THE BIRTH OF SPRING

March 20, 2014 , AT 16:57, THE BIRTH OF SPRING. Is on this day that the Meeting Benches welcomes the birth of his new book: TRAVEL IN ITALY, the Italian Renaissance through the eyes of Stendhal. In a famous painting by the Italian painter Botticelli, the vernal equinox has once again, to all of us, the wonder of an ” ...

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QUIMPER, FRANCE: Not only bagbipe

  It is a musical instrument air, and has its own tank shaped lot. When I, for the first time, I listened to the songs, I realized that its barrel is not only coming out of the music. They told me that what musical instrument, in Europe, there are several versions: “musette de cour” in France, “gaida” in the Balkans, ...

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POPULAR PROVERBS, from the book “Ancient Grimace Neapolitan”

POPULAR PROVERBS, from the book “Ancient Grimace Neapolitan”. “Among those, Books of Dreams, in the world, I have all over their pride, because in my book so many secrets I hide, that I make known to you, and each of which, as endeavored you are, I will touch the bottom. Take me then, nor do we think so. ” The ...

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THE LAST ROW: A RETURN TO LIGHT IN THIRTEEN TOURIST ROUTES

THE LAST ROW: A RETURN TO LIGHT IN THIRTEEN TOURIST ROUTES A novel e-books in Italian, published by Meeting Benches. The stories are set in the preceding and following the Battle of Lepanto, but also in 2012. A love story for each of those periods, four human events that are recognized by chance, with the fortuitous discovery of some strange ...

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TRAVEL IN ITALY – THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE WITH THE EYES OF STENDHAL

TRAVEL IN ITALY – THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE WITH THE EYES OF STENDHAL Is known as the “Stendhal Syndrome,” but also as “Florence Syndrome”, where in the city is often manifested by dizziness and hallucinations that affect tourists in visual contact with the emotions and psychic Renaissance art, of which the city is impregnated. During his trip to Italy in 1817, ...

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THE ISLAND OF NOTHING

THE ISLAND OF NOTHING The small ruin that you can restore near the village of Choiro, at the church of St. George, has an amazing view of the sunset, away from Ormos Ammou and noisy tourists who visit the island during the good season. Local people called the house “Cosmas”, an old building surrounded by olive and cypress trees overlooking ...

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JOURNEY AROUND MY ROOM

JOURNEY AROUND MY ROOM For this destination so intimate, so close to what you know, you will not need prepare your luggage, but you will need you to do a serious inventory of what it is appropriate to put in a suitcase named “soul”. The advice is what you fill the container only in particular moments of your life, the ones ...

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TULLIA DI ARAGONA: Love one time, so slow fire

From the diary-illustrated atlas TRAVEL IN ITALY, the Italian Renaissance as seen through the eyes of Stendhal, a poem and a picture, the e-book, published March 20, 2014 by Meeting Benches, in English and Italian language versions. TULLIA DI ARAGONA: Love one time, so slow fire Love in a time so sluggish fire burned my life, and so full of ...

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GASPARA STAMPA: Sweet Spring

From the diary-illustrated atlas TRAVEL IN ITALY, published from the March 20, 2014 (e-book format in Italian and English), Meeting Benches proposes a picture and a poem by the Italian Renaissance: GASPARA STAMPA: Sweet Spring. Now that is back the sweet spring to all the world, she walks away from me solely; and goes away from us in that direction, ...

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FINIS TERRAE : AMAZEMENT , WHERE THE WORLD SEEMS TO END

FINIS TERRAE : AMAZEMENT, WHERE THE EARTH SEEMS TO END It is disconcerting feeling, which you are able to understand with difficulty, but only in rare occasions you have first-hand experience, transforming it. It stays in your heart, almost exploding in your chest, because it can be found only on special places on the earth and parts of the life, ...

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FROM THE EYES

From the diary-illustrated atlas TRAVEL IN ITALY, an e-book format in Italian and English, which will be published by Meeting Benches with effect from March 20, 2014, a poetry of the Italian Renaissance. MARSILIO FICINO: FROM THE EYES What they are looking for when they love mutually? They seek beauty: because love is the desire to enjoy beauty. Beauty is ...

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MARSILIO FICINO: THE LOVE

From the diary-illustrated atlas TRAVEL IN ITALY, an e-book format in Italian and English, which will be published by Meeting Benches with effect from March 20, 2014, a poetry of the Italian Renaissance. MARSILIO FICINO: THE LOVE Finally, in all the love he accompanies the chaos   and goes before the world; raises the things that sleep illuminates the darkness, ...

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GAVARNIE , COLISEUM OF NATURE

GAVARNIE , COLISEUM OF NATURE Gavarnie is a French commune of 142 inhabitants, located in the region of Midi- Pyrenees. More than for the settlement, which has only about a hundred people, the place is famous for its location and for the many natural wonders of the municipal territory, especially the famous Cirque de Gavarnie. Victor Hugo wrote of this unique ...

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