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JAREZ, BAR ARCO DE SANTIAGO: WHERE THE FLAMENCO VIBRA IN YOUR SKIN

Hello, thank you for having accepted my invitation. The history of flamenco is Andalusia. To know this dance, today I have shown you Jerez de la Frontera, Andalusia, but in this magical evening, you’re my guest at the “Bar Arc de Santiago”, where we expect a show from the atmosphere full of intensity. Remember, we are at number 3 Calle …

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JEREZ, THE INVISIBLE FRONTIER

Jerez de la Frontera, one spring morning, two glass of wine on our table, the taste of the Atlantic Ocean and the scent of Andalusia. Thank you for being with me in this region of Spain. The winter, as always happens was humid and temperate, but we can expect a hot and dry summer, and that is why I have …

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WATERLOO: A DREAM, LIGHT STILL NOT DISSOLVED

Welcome to Waterloo. As you see, it is a Belgian city of Wallonia. His fame is linked to an ancient battle between Napoleon Bonaparte and the seventh European coalition, which met once more against him. That bloody event took place June 18, 1815, and marked the final defeat of the imperial dream of the French general that the British called …

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MARCELINE DESBORDES VALMORE: its name, does not remain silent

She is a woman of the nineteenth century, a singer and actress from the ear very sensitive to the French rhymes. She was born in 1786, in French Flanders, but at the age of 15 years she was with her ​​mother in the Caribbean, on the Island of Guadalupe. After his return home, at the age of 22 years, the …

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PAMUKKALE: no, it is not a Cotton Castle

No, it is not a castle of cotton, you’re with me, in Pamukkale, Turkey in the south-west, but if you want we can call this place by its old name: Hierapolis, the ancient Roman city, the one where earthquakes have produced countless, but also a benefit: the birth of the hot springs, where the water-rich limestones has painted the mountain …

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UMBERTO ECO: THE ISLAND OF THE DAY BEFORE

Hello, nice to meet you, on Meeting Benches. Its benches topics are open to contributions from anyone, but one where we are now sitting is called “library” where you can leave or find a book, or a review of a book. As you can see, today I have in my hand a novel by an Italian writer, but I must …

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TANZANIA: PHOTO TOUR

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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