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TIMELESS BOOKS: Ernst Junger, The powder clock

http://www.amazon.com/libro-dellorologio-polvere-Ernst-J%C3%BCnger/dp/8845910997 Imagine capturing time, leaving scroll inside a clock to dust all the events and emotions. Imagine that this scan has a time dimension that you decided, and that within that space you have the chance to see sediment invisibility of what life had denied you. In the pages of the book, like a starry sky made of paper, observe …

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I ASKED YOU – Poetry, by Hermann Hesse

I ASKED YOU   I asked you because your eyes dwell in my as a star of the sky in a dark tidal surge. I’ve looked for a long time how wise a bimbo with the look, you told me then, with kindness: I love you, because you’re so sad. (Hermann Hesse)

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SOUTHEAST OF ANDRITSENA, GREECE: The wonder of Basse

Soars to a height of 1130 meters, in a wonderful position in the southern slope of Mount Likeon. To me-that I know always-it remains the most beautiful temple of Greece. If your journey in my homeland is coming don’t forget the Temple of Basse. It was erected in honor of Apollo, but that Doric hexastyle periptero has (for us all) …

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A CASKET – Poetry, by Rabindranath Tagore

A CASKET I’ll make my soul a casket for your soul, my heart skipped a dwelling for your beauty, my chest Tomb to your sorrows. I’ll love you as the grasslands like spring, and you’ll live the life of a flower under the rays of the Sun. Sing your name as the Valley sings the echo of bells; listen to …

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DOMENICO VENEZIANO (1410/1461), ITALIAN RENAISSANCE PAINTER: The colors of light, between Venice and Florence

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ONE HAND ON THE DOOR: Poetry by Kasumasa Nakagawa

ONE HAND ON THE DOOR When I shut up gets my mother. Is my mother alone in the room beyond. And I alone and silent in the room here. My mother gets up and comes once in a while. With one hand on the door trying to read my heart: I shut up let me read. Meanwhile, I was suffering …

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WELCOME TO THE INN OF DREAMS: Othoni Island Greece

If every day you get to advise the best places where to spend an unforgettable time, tuffandoti in a crystalline sea and teeming with fish, if you want to make yourself accompany in the most beautiful bays of the island (but also decide the menu that you expect to return a day of the sea), back with me at the …

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MOUNT ATHOS, GREECE: A thin isthmus, not only geographically

In the easternmost of the three peninsulas Calcidiche, including famous Byzantine monasteries, you can find a piece of particular Greece, where democracy seems to doze. Even now, I can tell you that – visiting this place so special – you’ll face two labors: a physical, the other mental. The beauty and integrity of the area, will be your reward. To …

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AT THE FOOT OF MOUNT PARNASO: Delphi, Greece. Emotion for tourists not hasty

One of the most impressive archaeological sites that exist in the world – Delphi –  a time in your life to be collected just before sunset, next to what remains of the Sanctuary of Apollo. I will propose an itinerary of a day, now, in the spring, devoting the morning to visit Marmaria and Source Castalia, but leaving your afternoon …

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CASTLES OF SLOVAKIA: Eleven legendary shades around Trencin

Trencin Caste is one of the largest castles in Slovakia. A legend tells the story of the castle well, called The Well of Love, dug by a Turkish soldier, in order ti free his beloved fatima from captivity. Beckov Castle. One legend says the built of the castle for an jester Becko, another about an Becko’s executed people by throwing …

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