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GARCIA LORCA: They took me a shell

“I closed my window because I do not want to hear the crying, but behind the gray walls that crying is heard no more. There are very few angels that sing, a few barking dogs; one thousand violins come in the palm of my hand. But the weeping is an immense dog, crying is an immense angel, the weeping is …

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MAS DU LION, Camargue: Suspended between heaven and earth, embracing the amazement painted green

We must get to the Mas du Lion – http://www.masdulion.fr/uk/liens.html  – between 18:00 and 19:30 (obviously we have already booked). After our navigation on the River Rhone, I have the pleasure of staying with you – for a couple of nights – in a really special place and absolutely unusual, living an unforgettable experience, an emotion suspended between heaven and …

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SAILING ON THE RHONE: Amazement, wine, and oil, are not included in the price

Ben found. Once again we are in the south of France, to decide the kind of river cruise we want to do on the Rhone, that after a journey of 812 km flows into the Mediterranean Sea. If you need information, remember these sites: http://www.arlestourisme.com/, http://www.danfluvial.com/turismo-fluviale.php?regione=6. That ribbon of water wets Lyon and Arles, but also Avignon, Viviers and Voulte. …

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MADEMOISELLE MARS: When someone we love, often, we cannot say why

“A lover is his backyard, the one where he hangs his heart, because he wants to win the favor of all. Having him for anybody, to hand the flame, until he is the dog house, he strives to please.” Naive and flirtatious with Moliere and Marivaux, the seductive woman also well had known and interpreted the roles offered to her …

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SAINTES-MARIES DE LA MER, FRANCE: With the eyes of the spring, along with gypsies and Sara the Black.

I am happy to meet you once again Today we are in the Camargue, and what is right before your eyes is an ancient and beautiful city by the sea, Saintes-Maries de la Mer. Why just today, May 24, in this place? Simple, this is the day in which – each year, and by a long time – Rom and …

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THE CAVE OF CHAUVET, FRANCE: amazing 500 feet deep, engraved and painted magically

The Cave of Chauvet it is just 88 kilometers as the crow flies from Aigue-Mortes, but in less than two hours you have the opportunity to travel that distance that separates you from the prehistoric site, discovered in 1994, and still full of images and colors, that have not heard from millennia the human presence. Although the Upper Paleolithic era …

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CAMARGUE, PROVENCE, FRANCE: An incredible secret world where the impossible is possible

I’ll take you on a twenty per cent of French territory that has earth-karst, in the Vaucluse, the Vercors Mountains, and also in the low and narrow valleys near Marseille. It in the pre-Alpine region of Vercors – a mountain range in the west of the Alps of Dauphine – who in 1953 had been discovered the deepest abyss of …

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700 KM OF ROAD AND A THOUSAND CURVES: The island of Crete is in your heart, the blue of Greece remains in your eyes.

A wonderful day full of sun, a great desire to travel the streets of the Island of Crete. I am glad that you accepted my invitation, that provides a route of 12 stages in the places where Zeus was born, along with our civilization. Brink of Summer, on my Vespa. Together, we travel along winding roads and full of history, …

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WITH HEINRIH HEINE: go with him to the mountains, in the quiet huts, where the heart expands and the air blows freely.

He was convinced that in men – and women in par – a passion that is not without scary, and also of seriousness of the fatalistic necessity one that manifests itself in the tragedies. Love, in truth, it brings, as always, a bandage and a quiver full of arrows. But these darts are pretty winged deadly sharp, and the little …

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NAZIM HIKMET: Life is not a joke, take it seriously, as does the squirrel

“And here we leave as we came | goodbye brother sea | I harbor a bit ‘of your gravel | a bit’ of your salt blue | a bit ‘of your infinity | and a little bit of your light | and misery. | We’ve been able to say a lot of things | on your destiny sea | here …

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