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THE KEY TO SPANISH CREATIVE SUCCESS – Spain: where every skill you acquire doubles odds of success.

Some people dream of success, while Maria Blanchard, Gerardo Diego and Melody make it happen. After our “author’s journey” in France http://meetingbenches.com/2019/02/four-travelers-of-french-creativity-between-two-worlds-france-the-endless-lines-of-possible-journeys-including-songs-painted-books/, we offer you our experience in the Spanish creativity. Starting from Santander we will arrive in Madrid, but our final destination is Dos Hermanas, in Andalusia. You will remember the scent of the “beef cheek” and the wonder …

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FOR A GOOD SONG, GREAT MELODY AND LYRICS THEY HAVE TO TOUCH HEART – Melodía Ruiz Gutiérrez / Melody: When you feel like music can affect in so many ways.

There is a melody in everything. Its typical dishes to try, gazpacho, roast peppers and fried fish. The origin of the present settlement dates to the division of lands by a Castilian King. South of Seville, Dos Hermanas http://www.andalucia.com/province/sevilla/dos-hermanas/home is the ninth-largest town in Andalucia. Here, Alquería (a neo-mudéjar style building with horseshoe arches), was built in 1872, becoming a …

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LOEWE, A CULTURAL BRAND – The Loewe way to think handbags.

Buy less choose well. Currently it is Calle Echegaray, but when Enrique Loewe Roessberg had opened a leather shop, the name of that street was different: Calle Del Lobo. Later LOEWE had opened a shop in Calle Del Príncipe, for the sale of leather products. Visiting Madrid, you can enter the Calle Gran via number 8 https://www.loewe.com/eur/en/home, where you will …

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TO BE INVISIBLE OXYGEN OF A COUNTRY’S POETRY – Gerardo Diego, musicologist and prolific, innovative poet.

Belonging to “Generation of 27”, perfect mix between the new and the old. In Santander, its beautiful seaside on the shores of the Cantabrian Sea can be the holiday destination of your dreams. Locals and tourists come to rest on the sandy Sardinero beach, practice surfing or play las palas. Among its major museums, find time visit the Maritime Museum …

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PAINTING EMOTIONALLY EXPRESSIVE ARTWORKS – María Blanchard: Turning to paint, to express sadness.

A sincere artist, where paintings contain a painful sentiment of unusual violence. Its huge bar is well stocked, full of tapas that renewed frequently. The restaurant is one of the most renowned in the city of Santander. No matter what you choose, because at the Cañadio Restaurant http://www.restaurantecanadio.com/carta-santander/ everything is good (do not forget the cheesecake and a bottle of …

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FOUR TRAVELERS OF FRENCH CREATIVITY, BETWEEN TWO WORLDS – France: the endless lines of possible journeys, including songs, painted books.

Creative wandering is liberation; life along the roads of art is freedom. Journey into French creativity? Starting Paris, through Grenoble we will arrive until Cabbeé beach, in Roquebrune Cap Martin. We will listen Jacques Brel’s songs, admiring Paul Gauguin’s paintings at the Musée d’Orsay. On the road, we will stop into Monestier-de-Clermont’s little village, knowing Stendhal’s mountains and Moncler’s jackets. …

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WHEN CREATIVITY TRAVELS TO THE ORIGINS – Paul Gauguin: where do we come from? Who we are? Where do we go?

I shut my eyes in order to see. When you are in Paris, do not forget to enter the Musée d’Orsay, where you can admire a masterpiece by PAUL GAUGUIN: Arearea. In the heart of the Champs-Elysées, the restaurant is an address particularly appreciated by the world of culture and the seventh art. At Fouquet’s Paris https://www.hotelsbarriere.com/en/paris/le-fouquets/restaurants-and-bars/fouquets.html, by booking “Menu …

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DO NOT LEAVE ME – Jacques Brel, a master of the modern chanson.

More is within you. In his bedroom, the window was looking out to see the sea. At Roquebrune Cap Martin, https://www.france-voyage.com/francia-guida-turismo/roquebrune-cap-martin-15.htm, there is still the little hut where JACQUES BREIL had written some of his songs. On the beaches of Cabbé, he bought that house in 1960. The current owner of the villa has left intact many parts of the …

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THE GREAT SEASON OF REALIST NOVEL – Stendhal, the realism of passions.

A good book? Is an event in your life. Is a city nestled at the foot of the French Alps. Here was born Stendhal, famous writer. Soaring snow-capped peaks and luscious green forests surround Grenoble. The city boasts of a creative atmosphere, thanks to its art galleries. On Mount Rachais, La Bastille (centuries-old fortress), is one of the city’s most …

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WHEN ADVENTURES GIVE YOU SPECIAL JACKETS – Moncler: from the mountain equipment by René Ramillon to the duvet jacket by Remo Ruffini.

A stopover town, starting point with a jackets. The small restaurant Le Monest (63 Grand Rue), is in a country house in Monestier-de-Clermont, with good family cuisine. If you decide to visit this area, you can sleep at the Chateau de Bardonenche (4 rue du Chateau), full of elegant rooms. Breakfast is the best you can try, with excellent bread, and …

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