November 23, 2017 12:57 am

TRAVEL IN THE EMOTIONS OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE: SECOND TOUR

56 km in an hour and a half:  Pesaro, Villa Imperiale, Fiorenzuola, Gradara Tavullia, Borgo Santa Maria, Ginestreto, Candelara, Novilara, Trebbiantico, Great Wall, Pesaro. PESARO: May to July, every Sunday / visit the Doge’s Palace – From June 6 to September 26, every Wednesday afternoon , the Imperial Villa opens to the public – Cathedral / With a huge mosaic ...

Read More »

SINKHOLES, Chapter Two : The Estavela Belianska Jaskyna

Retracing pages of the novel and their protagonists, you make each chapter a journey, an “Author‘s Journey”, where the protagonist is the reader. Choose and read your novel, but when you’ll read all the pages back in Meeting Benches, in the section “Author‘s Travels”, each chapter is going to be an unusual type of travel. Hochschorner was eating, a siren ...

Read More »

Boris Cyrulnik: SPEAKING OF LOVE EDGE OF THE ABYSS

Boris Cyrulnik, a writer, but also an ethologist and a psychiatrist, a man who could speak kindly of love, the spider that teaches us how to build relationships in a creative way. After the experience of family affection, dare to be carried away by the falling in love, running in the excitement of new gestures and desires, those who envision ...

Read More »

SINKHOLES, Chapter One: A distant mirror

Retracing pages of the novel and their protagonists, you make each chapter a journey, an “Author‘s Journey”, where the protagonist is the reader. Choose and read your novel, but when you’ll read all the pages back in Meeting Benches, in the section “Author‘s Travels”, each chapter is going to be an unusual type of travel. Nearly twenty percent of the ...

Read More »

ELBA ISLAND, ITALY: Three bees buzzing again

It is an island from the wide sandy bays, with a stretch of south-western coast that invites you to put your swimsuit for a dip in the sea. You’ll have to remember that that area is very popular with tourists, those like you who are attracted by the beauty of the “Costa del Sol”. If, however, you will want to ...

Read More »

SINKHOLES, NEW BOOK: When life demands answers

The emotions are the ones where you can collapse suddenly, when you’re swallowed up by your own mental latitude unknown, or when you’re immersed in your own particular physiological condition. When life asks you answers, when the case looks reassuring to your window existential emotions seemingly primitive pulsate inside all your relational systems, leaving you stunned. Those sinkholes – mental ...

Read More »

ASSISI, ITALY: The extraordinary life of an ordinary man

Giotto was an Italian painter, and in the years between 1296 and 1300, he has made ​​over the walls of a basilica, the particular series of frescoes that you’re watching, along with me. It is not necessary to imagine the face of the man made a saint by the Pope, and even you will need to ask yourself the questions ...

Read More »

MONDAVIO, ITALY: where time seems to stand still

Mondavio is a small town in central Italy, in the province of Pesaro and Urbino. It is situated on a hill between two rivers, a pleasant place where time seems to stand still, retaining for its visitors beautiful monuments and a magical atmosphere, especially in summer, when the middle of August you can see a special commemoration historical era costumes, ...

Read More »

INTERVIEWS OF AUTHOR: Dastilige Nevante and “The Other Countryside”

Interview with Dastile Nevante, the author of the novel The Other Country, which have recently been published on the website of Meeting Benches some preview pages. While waiting for the English version, the book can now be purchased online, only in his e-book format for the Italian language. MB > We would like to start with a question, perhaps indiscreet, ...

Read More »

HOLLAND, KINDERDIJK: In the concert of windmills

The windmill is built to harness the energy of the wind, and it creates mechanical energy, one that in the eighteenth century, around Kinderdijk, was used by its nineteen mills to handle the water, avoiding the recurrent floods. The origin of the windmills is old, but all of them had something similar: usually they grind flour and were placed on ...

Read More »

CERVENY KAMEN CASTLE, SLOVAKIA: A bench, where love has never turned off.

It is on a rocky outcrop in the woods of the Little Carpathians, in an area that maintains its long tradition of wine-growing. It is a village easily accessible from Bratislava, its name is Červený Kameň (Red Stone), and has its own castle, the one built by Italian architects of the Board of Auditors Palffi. The Castle is open every ...

Read More »

THE OTHER COUTRYSIDE, Chapter Nine: Scent of Rossella.

From the novel “The Other Countryside“, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format in Italian, coming in the English version), a page in the Last Chapter: Scent of Rossella. That morning, Giorgio woke up much later than usual. The refectory of the Mission was deserted, and he was apparently alone. You could hear the distant voices of children at the nearby ...

Read More »

BOUTIQUE TRAVEL: Travel Guides

Amazon.com, Whitestar.com, or a library of your city, offering you a large selection of books-guides. You can buy them, flipping through those catalogs in advance, in a selective manner: the budget, is obviously related to the season and the destination of your trip. A second your chance – but having first set your budget – is to visit your local ...

Read More »