Do not forget: they only live with salt tastes; that is it. After our travel to Uruguay http://meetingbenches.com/2019/02/where-sound-of-candombe-is-integral-to-urban-landscapes-uruguayan-authors-travel-starting-punta-del -este-and-until-tacuarembo /, our basket of memories will be enriched with something new: a particularly original music selection, an art book by a painter who has made art history, a collection of poems, bombacha and alpargata, at least a minimalist dress by a …Read More »
WHERE SOUND OF CANDOMBE IS INTEGRAL TO URBAN LANDSCAPES – Uruguayan “author’s travel”, starting Punta Del Este and until Tacuarembó.
When a country’s lifestyle is also a consequence of its wounds. Our journey through Uruguayan creativity begins on the Atlantic Ocean. The most beautiful seaside resort in South America? Famous people (such as the singer Shakira), here they are at home, because the place has become a real South American “Saint Tropez”. Discovered recently by cha loves the beautiful sea, …Read More »
ANDINIAN PATH, LOOKING YOUR RIVER AND HAWK – Chilean creative journey, where you cannot keep spring from coming.
Confrontation with destiny awaiting you. Somewhere, there is a Chile you cannot forget. Our “author’s journey” starts from Santiago, Chile’s capital city it a mix of modern and Spanish architecture and savours. Santiago is experiencing a culinary renaissance. Here, maybe you too can wish know where to find blistered empanadas, loaded mechada sandwiches, and parrilla-style steaks. Look the colorful facade and the …Read More »
WHERE FROM DISCUSSION LIGHT IS BORN – “Author’s travel” in Portugal, where God writes straight on our crooked lines.
Creative story adds a comma, like Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, José Saramago and Ana Moura. You do not understand it and you do not explain it. Arriving, the only thing that matters is to feel “the fado“. When you sit on a terrace, overlooking ocean or vineyard, there you feel cut off from the world. You too can observe its ocean, …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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. …Read More »
TRAVEL IDEAS FOR ITALY – Romagna, Tuscany and Piedmont: between wild horses, red wines and foulards.
Where creative spells are born. Italian travel ideas? Territory and nature, eating and drinking, as well as culture, art and history, can influence your tourist destinations. You could try a day in the Novacella Abbey http://www.italia.it/it/media/video/una-giornata-a-novacella.html, or try our special “author’s journey” through places and names that have made the history of Italian creativity: Vittorio Accornero de Testa, Guccio Gucci …Read More »
MOVING IN THE COUNTRY OF DIVERSITY – Philippines: an “author’s journey” by Paco up to Maribojoc, along with three special friends.
Peaceful country, that will make you feel at home. Spanish Franciscan missionaries founded the town as early as 1580. Paco was known as Dilao (the color yellow), because of the Amaryllis plants that here were once plentiful. During time, Paco was incorporated as one of the eleven municipal districts of the new city of Manila. A Sikh Temple is located …Read More »
NOT TO ESCAPE LIFE, BUT FOR LIFE NOT TO ESCAPE US – Listen to what they three say, while travel from Da Nang until Hanoi.
The world is a book; those who do not travel read only one page. Traditional Handicraft Village? The itinerary will take you to visit Dong Ho Painting Village (to discover its ancient art form of wood block printing) and two of Vietnam’s finest pagodas. If you wish to escape from the hustle, this full-day trip is an ideal choice. https://eleganthanoi.com/hanoi-trip-dau-thap-pagodas-dong-ho-painting-village/ …Read More »
Revolutionaries reflections in western horizons. Returned to China, he became the principal of the National Beijing Fine Art School, and in Hangzhou founded, the now called the China Academy of Art. Japanese soldiers destroyed many of his early works during the Sino-Japanese War. None only, many of his later works was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution, when he destroyed his …Read More »