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THE WILD ISLAND: Madeira, a dream in the green, a dive into all the depths of nature

256 euro and 19 cents. The cost of a scheduled flight TAP Portugal (roundtrip) – http://www.flytap.com/Italia/en/Homepage – does not include stopovers. Next to me, from Rome to Lisbon, I have no friends who I met during my holiday in Sardinia, but from June 29 to the July 6 (the duration of my trip into the island of Madeira), to remind …

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A WOMAN CALLED FLORBELA: The sadness that tears apart all, the love that everything blends

Today it is easy, even for a woman to talk about sex and femininity, but have the courage to express their intimate existential anxiety in the early years of the twentieth century, it was a challenge, and a Portuguese poet named Florbela – an illegitimate daughter, born and died in the same month and day, 8th December – had took …

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LAST NIGHT IN SARDINIA: Inside a palace created by nature, overlooking the tribune of music

Of course, it is only a limestone cliff, with many small coves and headlands, but this southern area of Oristano, Sardinia adds to our trip something special, even if this moonless night, it does not illuminate the small rocky arch in front of us , that shaped the sea and wind. The arc of Archittu – 40 ° 5’41 .84” …

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MATSUO BASHO: PENETRATES THE SILENCE IN THE ROCK

The silence penetrates into the rock a song of cicadas.       The first snow! Just to fold the leaves of asphodel.       Traveling, sick the way of my dreams on a marsh drained.     The old pond! The frog dives – The sound of water.           (Matsuo Bashō – 1644/1694)

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WITH HAIKU AND KIGO: 5,7, AND 5, TO MELT YOUR JOY IN THE WONDER OF NATURE

“Old tin a frog plunges. Sound of water. “ (Matsuo Basho) Mario Chini, a painter and designer Italian lover of words and mentally exotic latitudes, has left us his curious collection of poetry – The Moments – which leaves wonder inside our eyes and emotions, that he has condensed in a concise and essential writing – usually of eleven syllables …

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CHARLES BAUDELAIRE: Why only drink water?

“Who only drinks water has a secret to hide. What there is of boring love, is the fact that it is a crime in which you cannot do without an accomplice. The most beautiful makeup of the Devil lies in convincing us that does not exist. Art is the creation of a magic suggestive that welcomes both the object and …

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GOLDEN SANDS, SARDINIA: My astonishment, reflected in the joy of your eyes

It was a special offer, irresistible, because a discount of 20% – on the weekly rate official of the Village Hotel Golden Sands – for me, it was too great a temptation. I’ve watched you as you walked happy, under the Full Moon of June, on the immense dunes of Pistis. Inside this beautiful nature reserve, while the night that …

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COSTA VERDE, SARDINIA: Far from the pirates, embracing the turquoise water and the golden beach

I see that the beautiful beach of Capo Pecora was to your liking, but looking good your eyes, I am also certain that you are happy for our decision to spend a few days in Sardinia. Last night, while you swimming serene under the light of the moon rising, I have made ​​friends with three other women from Sardinia, even …

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FIGHT DEAF OF AMALIA: Surrender herself to the greed beautiful and brutal, the one that tortured her, as a divine martyrdom

“The desire is taciturn. Seems wise, but in the end to the eyes it hatching the violence of his wild heart. Love is deaf struggle, it is very tough test for those who love him, and many foolish impulses pounced, who look good and evil is. This she learned that her eyes wandered behind his dreams, and laughing now, but …

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MAMOIADA, SARDINIA: Between cowbells and masks, observing what is visible to imagine the roots of the invisible

The Mamoiada is a particular region of Sardinia, where you make the festivities with special masks, called Mamuthones Maimones or Mamutzones – http://www.mamuthones.it/ – that I’ve also seen in other parts of Europe, especially in mountainous. While you were immersed into the blue, I watched you, while you were swimming happy, in this corner of paradise of the central eastern …

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