November 23, 2017 12:57 am

THE MEETING BENCHES BOUTIQUE TRAVEL

Travelling by car, train, plane, bicycle, motorcycle, or on your own two feet? The choice of things to carry with you – whatever your destination – start here, but with a dual premise: there is no perfect suitcase, not carry with yourself. The suggestion, before you fill your suitcase, is to observe yourself at the mirror, carefully watching your reflection, ...

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THE OTHER COUTRYSIDE, Chapter Eight: The eyes of heaven

From the novel “The Other Countryside”, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format in Italian, coming in the English version, a page of Chapter Eight: The eyes of heaven. The next morning, the bishop asked him to accompany him to the Samburu National Reserve. They would have carried out the usual intermediate step in Wamba, and after lunch they would arrive ...

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THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE, Chapter Seven: Silver Sand Road

From the novel “The Other Countryside”, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format in Italian, coming in the English version, a page of Chapter Seven: Silver Sand Road. With her friends, Rossella was returning from the center of Malindi, where they had visited in the afternoon the old part of the city. It was characterized by narrow streets with houses ruined facades, ...

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THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE, Chapter Six: The charm of the Rift Walley

From the novel “The Other Countryside”, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format in Italian, coming in the English version, a page of Chapter Six: The charm of the Rift Valley. A few days later, he appeared on the scene a lion, big and strong. According to the Bishop says, that lion is bothered by the fact that the lioness reserve ...

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SCHLOSS HOF, AUSTRIA: Good news from the courtyard of the castle

At Easter – on 29 and 30 March or on April 5 and 6 (from 10 to 18 hours) – you could visit a particular market, but you run the risk of losing you in weird mazes, made of stalls particular, those in the courtyard of an Austrian castle situated on the B 49: Niederweiden. Visiting his beautiful garden, but ...

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THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE, Chapter Five: The Seventh Wave

From the novel “THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE”, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format in Italian, coming in the English version, a page of Chapter Five: The Seventh Wave.  The seventh wave was considered by sailors the most dangerous, because it could cause damage and inconvenience to the vessel, in the tumult of a storm. Oceanographers knew that it was a superstition, ...

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ENGLAND, STRATFORD ON AVON: Fall in love in the night.

On a summer night, I watched the sky for a English countryside. I felt an unpleasant sensation of human limitation, as if I were only a fly, as if the few clouds that veiled the sky they were the boys, the ones that were crushing me. I walk in, absorbed, under the same sky as the eyes of a “Swan ...

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FLORENCE: TRAVELING WITH BENOZZO GOZZOLI

From the diary-atlanteillustrato TRAVEL IN ITALY, publisher Meeting Benches (e-book format, available in Italian language and English). A painter of the Italian Renaissance, born in Tuscany in 1420, a pupil of Fra Angelico, has long lived in Florence, by decorating  the church of San Marco. Like many painters of that period, he also was in Rome, by decorating a chapel ...

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THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE, Chapter Four: Mutoni

From the novel “THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE”, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format in Italian, coming in the English version, a page of Chapter Four: Mutonia. Giorgio he had way of knowing – through Maurizio, his colleague in the parish Caritas – that in the same town, since the nineties, he had established the most consistent and artistically active community mutoide ...

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THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE: Chapter Three, The Great acacia

From the novel “THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE”, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format in Italian, coming in the English version, a page of Chapter Three: The big acacia. “Hello, I’m George, I’ll call you from a phone booth, not far from your home. This morning I have not you seen at the bar. I need to see you. Now “. Cristiana ...

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CHINA: A TASTE OF THE INFINITE.

9.7 million square kilometers, the second largest country by area in the world, landscapes and incredibly diverse, with forest steppes and deserts, the arid north and moist forests of the south, its vigilant sentinels of Himalayan ranges, Karakoram and Pamir, which protect the cradle of a nation born along the Yellow River. Many dynasties have built a thousand-year history, but ...

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PANAMA: SLIP IN THE SUNSET

It slides in the open jungle and excites you, but she is not a beautiful butterfly, because it is a large tanker. The Americans have gone for a year, but what I observe still bears the signs of their presence ordered: the huge metal walls of the channel, the many boats anchored awaiting their turn to maneuver. Until the previous ...

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THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE, Chapter Two: Archer’s Post

Every day, in the one unforgettable summer, Carlo and Rossella, LSE they put themselves at the service of our neighbor, also finding time to move away from the Mission for a few hours. Together, their was consolidating an intimate awareness: natural selection, clearly visible to the eye, according to the principle that the qualities were inherited at corresponding ages, it ...

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SPRINGTIME, IN ONE HAND

Meeting Benches, welcomes the season of truth, with five short poems unpublished. Marc Chagall, anemones. RENEWED TENDERNESS: Truth that enchants in smiling vitality, between returns home, surrounded by the smells of the earth. Rose-colored clouds above the fears, warm auroras, embracing new tenderness. HAWTHORN:Enclosing thorns kind, that is not more wind, but only the breeze, fondling under a little rain the ...

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